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[eluser]veritascs[/eluser]
Just wondering if this is an okay approach (open for suggestions!).

Goal: Sites have same underlying functionality (share controllers, models, etc), but different frontend view (each has it's own view).

Current implementation:

Work on local machine, make commits to remote SVN repository, then a hook pushes the code to each site.

my config.php
Code:
//get current working directory and determine site based off that
if(strpos(getcwd(), "site1") === false)
    $config['site'] = 'site1';
else
    $config['site'] = 'site2';


example "People" controller
Code:
//site determines which directory in the views directory to use
$this->load->view($CI->config->slash_item('site'). '/people_view');


Concern: each site has the other's views (even though endusers will never know it (only going to have 3 sites max).