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I have my production and development sites. They have had different history of installing/uninstalling extensions therefore under core_config_data the config_id does not match unfortunately.

I am wanting to copy over a bunch of settings from the dev site to production however it seems like I'll be skipping a 50 or so ID numbers when I export and import. Does this matter? I am thinking it should be fine as long as there are no overlaps.

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It should be fine. Config values are always triggered by path.

If I'm not mistaken config_id is only there for a primary key.

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The config_id is not important unless you have some custom code that uses it. (I hope you don't).

The important columns in the core_config_data table are path (most important), scope, scope_id.

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For once in my live I was quicker then you. –  Tim Bezhashvyly Apr 4 at 13:16
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@Tim. yeah...I'm starting to lose it. I'm getting old but so is everybody else and I guess it's not a good excuse. –  Marius Apr 4 at 13:17
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you would not believe me but I recently discovered that I'm getting old also. –  Tim Bezhashvyly Apr 4 at 13:19

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