Can we configure global variable SCD_ON_DEMAND variable in env.php or somewhere else to mention about it for Magento 2 open source edition projects.

This SCD_ON_DEMAND variable is using in Magento 2.3 cloud setup. If its true then it will skips Static content deploy during build and deployment.

In Magento 2.2.x developer mode, SCD is not required at all but any settings or configuration available for open source edition so one can use for production mode also.

SCD - static content deploy

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Currently, you can add the next code to env.php file only manually:

return [
   'static_content_on_demand_in_production' => 1,

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