Github post-receive hook router
Github post-receive hook router.
Make sure you've got node and npm installed and then
npm i --global thepusher.
thepusher from the command line. It does not daemonize itself, it only logs to
stdout, and it doesn't run at startup. Yet. Pull requests accepted and encouraged.
When started, ThePusher displays the exact URL to use as your post-receive hook. Head over to Github and add that URL in the admin panel of all the projects you want to handle. More specifically go to Admin -> Service Hooks -> Post-receive URLs.
Your post-receive URL is
http://host:port/token, in the config below that would be
If you want to see output from triggered commands pass in
ThePusher accepts a config file as a command line parameter, and if unspecified the default
config file resides at
~/.pusher. In either case it looks something like this:
host github.samhuri.net port 6177 # a unique identifier used in the receive hook url token e815fb07bb390b5e47e509fd1e31e0d82e5d9c24 # a branch named "feature" is created create branch feature notify-mailing-list.sh # any branch is deleted in a repo named "my-project" delete branch my-project:* notify-mailing-list.sh # commits are pushed to any branch on samsonjs/ThePusher, fast-forward merge # (e.g. https://github.com/samsonjs/ThePusher) merge branch samsonjs/ThePusher post-to-twitter.sh # someone force pushed to master in any of my projects force branch samsonjs/*:master send-an-angry-email.sh # any tag is created in "my-project" create tag my-project:* build-tag.sh # any tag is deleted in "my-project" delete tag my-project:* delete-build-for-tag.sh
As you may have noticed triggers follow the form:
<action> <ref type> <owner/repo:ref> <command>
force are only
valid when the ref type is
The ref type is
The ref spec consists of 1 to 3 parts, any of which can be omitted as long as at least
one of them is present. To reference the branch or tag named
staging in the repo
server owned by
samsonjs you write
samsonjs/server:staging. If there is one
name it's the branch or tag name, effectively
(It's not real globbing, the value
* is just special cased.)
Everything after the ref spec is the command. Commands are not quoted, just good old terrible space splitting.
A few environment variables are set so that commands know what triggered them.
Their names should give away their values:
Only one of
PUSHER_TAG will bet set, and that will correspond
with the value of
PUSHER_REFTYPE which is either
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