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anitya is a project to monitor upstream releases in a distro.

Project Description

Anitya is a release monitoring project.

Its goal is to regulary check if a project has made a new release. Originally developed within Fedora, this project creates tickets on the Fedora bugzilla when a new release is available.

Anitya provides a user-friendly interface to add or edit projects. New releases are announced on fedmsg and notifications can then be sent via FMN (the FedMsg Notifications service).

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Here are some preliminary instructions about how to stand up your own instance of anitya. We’ll use a virtualenv and a sqlite database and we’ll install our dependencies from the Python Package Index (PyPI). None of these are best practices for a production instance, but they will do for development.

First, set up a virtualenv:

$ sudo yum install python-virtualenv
$ virtualenv anitya-env
$ source anitya-env/bin/activate

Issueing that last command should change your prompt to indicate that you are operating in an active virtualenv.

Next, install your dependencies:

(anitya-env)$ pip install -r requirements.txt

Create the database, by default it will be a sqlite database located at /var/tmp/anitya-dev.sqlite:

(anitya-env)$ python

If all goes well, you can start a development instance of the server by running:

(anitya-env)$ python

Open your browser and visit http://localhost:5000 to check it out.

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