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Gentle is a help you quickly submit code to the test environment tools.

Project Description
gentle - Help you quickly deploy code to the test environment

:Version: 0.1
:Keywords: fabric, docopt, yaml, devops, python


What is a Gentle?

As a programmer, I thought There may be a step to deployed to the test

- Copy of your code to the test server, enter the username and password.
- Restart your test environment, such as nginx, superviosr.
- Local to see results, repeat 1-2

It is a waste of time...

Gentle can help you automated do that. The development process is:

- Switch to the directory you want to develop
- Initialization gentle:

- configure the directory you want to sync (use rsync)
- set the test environment server ip, port, username and password
- configure every time you want to update the code in the service restart

- You only need coding and following this command::

$gt publish

If You are more lazyer, you can use::

$gt p

That's all

First You must install `sshpass`, IN fabric rsync_project need input
password again. I use sshpass automation of this process

In ubuntu direct use apt-get/aptitude::

$sudo apt-get install sshpass

Other platform, Go ```` donwload
the lastest verison, then type the following command::

$tar zxvf sshpass-1.05.tar.gz && cd sshpass-1.05
$./configure && make && sudo make install

Then install `gentle`, You only use::

$sudo pip install gentle


$git clone
$cd gentle
$sudo python install

Get Started

- **gt**

After you install, you can use `gt` , Similar `fab` but very different.

- **init**

When you start to use gentle for the current directory. You first init it::

$cd /Your/app/directory
$gt init

It can add a file with name *.gentle.yaml' to this directory.

- **show**

when complete initialization, you can show settings for default::

$cat .gentle.yaml
host: localhost:22
password: 123456
lpath: $ROOT
rpath: /root
command: /etc/init.d/nginx restart
lpath: $ROOT/nginx.conf
priority: 3
rpath: /etc/nginx/nginx.conf
sudo: true
user: root
command: supervisorctl -c /etc/supervisor/supervisord.conf restart all
lpath: $ROOT/supervisord.conf
priority: 2
rpath: /etc/supervisor/supervisord.conf
sudo: true
user: root
username: root

Parameter Description

environment server, can use `user@host:port`, or `host`, or `host:port`

account's password.

Gateway server(Jump server) use `user@host:port`, or `host`, or `host:port`

Gateway server's password

which dir that you want to sync.

which services that you want to restart.

which account to use.

local path, you can use *$ROOT$* for current directory.

remote path.

How to restart service's command.

It for restart's order, it's bigger, and restart earlier.

A bool for tell gentle use sudo or not.

When use sudo which account to use. default it's username's value.

- **list help**

You can use::

$gt -h

- **list commands**

You can type the following command to show available commands::

$gt -l

- **output type**

Gnetle is use fabric default output type. you can find available type which::

$gt -h

You can assign it::

$gt --show=debug,user rs # Only show debug,user type
$gt --hide=warning rs #Hide status,aborts,warnings three types
$gt --show debug rs --only #Only show debug type

Command Description

Rsync your local dir to remote.

Restart your services.

Publish your app, It equal *rsync* + *restart*.

Show gentle settings.

Set gentle conf. You can directly edit. Gentle.yaml file, you can also choose this command::

- gt set:key=services.nginx.rpath,value=/root
- gt s:key=host,value=
- gt s:key=rsync.rpath,value=/root

dot is the separator.

Enjoy it
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