Continuous integration server for Github and MediaWiki.
Generic continuous integration server for interfacing with github and publishing results to a Media Wiki. The basic idea is that continuous integration just requires three things:
A repo to monitor for changes.
Unit tests to run.
A place to publish the results of the tests.
Py-CI interfaces with github using the pygithub API wrapper for interfacing with github’s API. It monitors the pull requests for a set of repos. When a new or untested pull request is found:
Create a local copy of the repo; merge the proposed changes from the pull request into a working branch.
Run all the unit tests specified in the repo.xml configuration file.
Post the results of running the unit tets to a media wiki.
pip install virtualenv pip install virtualenvwrapper mkvirtualenv ci
Next, copy the `global.xml <https://github.com/rosenbrockc/ci/wiki>`__ file and put it somewhere on you local disk (say ~/.ci.global.xml). Be sure to edit the values. Then:
export PYCI_XML="~/.ci.global.xml" workon ci pip install py-ci sudo ci.py -setup
If you don’t see any errors, your server is ready to have repositories installed. This configures the server cron to run every minute. Use -cronfreq [int minutes] to change that frequency (see cron settings for details). You don’t need to use sudo for anything except setting the server up initially (or uninstalling it later with the -rollback switch). Next, create a `repo.xml <https://github.com/rosenbrockc/ci/wiki/Repository-Level-Settings>`__ file for repository you want to monitor. Suppose it exists at ~/repos/myrepo/ci.xml, then:
ci.py -install ~/repos/myrepo/ci.xml
Your repository will now be monitored for new pull requests forever untill you either -uninstall the repo.xml file or you -disable the CI server to temporarily suspend all requests. To understand the behavior of the CI server, read through the repository level settings page.
IMPORTANT: if your unit tests require environment variables to be set, they need to be added to a file called ~/.cron_profile that will be loaded by the CI server whenever the cron is run. See cron environment variables for more details.
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