release=$METEOR_VERSION query string officially supported for installing a particular version of Meteor in a hosting environment, rather than only the latest recommended version?
It doesn’t seem to be documented anywhere, but I had found out about the
release=$METEOR_VERSION query string option simply by trying it back in March 2016 and it happened to work.
https://install.meteor.com/?release=184.108.40.206 works if I want to deploy with Meteor 220.127.116.11.
However I don’t think
https://install.meteor.com/?release=1.4-beta.7 would work because the URL
https://meteorinstall-4168.kxcdn.com/packages-bootstrap/1.4-beta.7/meteor-bootstrap-os.linux.x86_64.tar.gz does not respond with the expected file download.
So downloading a previous recommended version using the query string happens to work fine. However the same query string approach may not work for a beta version.
It appears that the only way currently to install a beta version via deployment script is to install the latest recommended version the normal way then run
Could support be added to make it possible to download a beta version using the
release=$METEOR_VERSION query string? It would be a more elegant way than via a