Managing License files for environments

Not so much a PSU problem I don’t think - but interested to hear anyone’s thoughts/ideas.

Just got two shiny new licenses for PSU - intention is that we can have a Dev and Prod layer of our PSU service.

I’ve got a Terraform project which builds out the environments as App Services and configures the built-in Git Sync to point to a repo containing all my PSU source code.

In my head I was going to have the sync for Development go to the Develop branch of my Source repo, and Production go to Main then I can control Production releases with Pull Requests between the branches.

All working absolutely flawlessly with just Dev running at the moment, but I’m now a bit stumped as to how I can apply separate license files for each environment when they’re automatically syncing from git - PRing Develop into Main is going to copy the Development license key. At the moment I think I’m left with a manual step to reapply the correct license in Production after release - it then syncs back up to Git and should be fine until the next release, but it’s not exactly ideal when the rest of the deployment is 100% automated.

Maybe I’ve just got to have two separate source repos and do selective merges from the Development repo to Production with a .gitgnore or something to stop it overwriting the license file?

I think .gitignore is the way to go, that’s what we ended up doing.

edit; wanted to add this is the contents of our .gitignore file, we added schedules as we only want scheduled scripts running from the production environment.