My script for doing testing

Marcus Meissner marcus at
Wed Nov 25 16:45:01 CST 2009

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 05:21:30PM -0500, Steven Edwards wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Austin English
> <austinenglish at> wrote:
> > The other neat thing is that it will run git fetch in a loop every 30
> > minutes (again, overridable), so that you can run it in the morning
> > while waiting for AJ to commit. Once commits are made to the git
> > master branch (but not stable), the script will kick into motion.
> 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.

As AJ is pushing just once a day you can also run your fetch script
once a day... Perhaps triggered by a commit mail.

Ciao, Marcus

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