My script for doing testing

Steven Edwards winehacker at
Wed Nov 25 16:24:31 CST 2009

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 5:21 PM, Steven Edwards <winehacker at> wrote:
> It would be nice to dummy email account subscribed to the commit
> messages that it could poll to trigger the checkout, build, test
> cycle.
> To make a Continuous Integration Service around it it should run as a
> background process under another user out of init in a Xnest/VNC
> session. I am thinking something like a winecis user which would run
> these scripts, fetch and the Xnest session as a service we could call
> winecis.
> I did something similar recently for a stupid java service that had to
> have an interactive gui.

Thinking about it a bit more, I guess the email thing is kind of
redundant since git can poll more often. I guess it really depends on
how many build agents you want to have hanging out hammering git. To
you want them to hammer git or hammer your mail server?

Steven Edwards

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