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tinci

TINy Continuous Integration script for use with GIT hooks

tinci

TINy Continuous Integration script for use with Git hooks

Screenshot of tinci GUI

For the looks

You can setup tinci for a bare Git repo and view the build logs over HTTP.

$ npm install -g tinci
$ tinci my/project.git/
$ open http://localhost:4567

Invoke a fetch and build with WebHooks by doing a HTTP POST to http://localhost:4567?invoke. More on WebHooks and integration with GitHub.

Just the hooks

If you don't want the GUI then you can just copy the hook script to your Git repo manualy.

$ cp tinci/hooks/post-receive project.git/hooks/
$ git config -f project.git/config --add tinci.runner "make test"

tinci will now run the shell command 'make test' each time someone pushes to your repos master branch.

To run tinci on another branch or tag.

$ git config -f project.git/config --add tinci.match my-feature

The tinci.match setting uses regexp so you can specify tinci to run on all pushes by giving the value .*.

tinci will execute its own hooks on completion of a job. Place executable files in your repos hooks directory with the name tinci, tinci-success or tinci-fail.

Each hook script will be called with the following arguments:

  1. path to work directory
  2. current job's exit code
  3. last job's exit code

The tinci hook will be called on all completed jobs. tinci-success is only called on a job that exits with a zero and tinci-fail will only be called when a job exits with non-zero.

These hooks are compatible with post-receive, in other words each script will be called with the same stdin value as the post-receive was.

Here is a sample fail hook for sending e-mail and a hook which syncs files on deploy branch to Amazon S3.