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Pipe stdout directly to Mattermost channels or users.

Project description


Pipe stdout directly to Mattermost.

patter demo


$ pip install patter

Then set the following environment variables based on your Mattermost server's config:



Send a message to a user.

echo "testing" | patter -u some_user

Send a message to a channel.

echo "testing" | patter -c town-square

Send a file.

patter -c town-square -f some_file.txt


  • <input type="checkbox" disabled="" /> add unit tests via pytest
  • <input type="checkbox" disabled="" /> allow message/files that are not UTF-8 to be sent
  • <input type="checkbox" disabled="" /> add option of reading from a .patter file instead of using env vars.
  • <input type="checkbox" disabled="" /> remove prints and add logging via verbose flag


PRs accepted.


MIT © Christopher Hranj

Notice: This project was developed in part during my 10% time at Truveris, Inc.

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