It allows you to follow specific heads of git repos and get notifications in your chat. This is awesome for teams that work with a chatroom and want to follow the current development progress.
Every time somebody commits to the repo for a specifiy project and branch, err will say something like that in the chat :
4807cc Emile Raoul 2012-06-06T14:43:45 -- WHITELABEL-4226 improve getAccountLimits
554d9e Jack Bougnazal 2012-06-06T14:44:12 -- Add string for mobile data
In order to install and configure it, it is really simple, talk to the bot directly and be sure you are one of the authorized admins (BOT_ADMIN list in the general config.py).
To install the plugin just say :
Then to track all the branches of a repo just say with the repo url i.e.:
Err will extract smartly the name "xbmc" from it.
if you want to follow a specific branches instead of everything just :
!follow git://github.com/opdenkamp/xbmc.git Eden-pvr Dharma
If you redo a follow this time simply with the symbolic name you can add new branches to track :
!follow xbmc staging
Or you can remove a specific branch with !unfollow :
!unfollow xbmc staging
Or the repo alltogether
If at any point you are lost, you can ask the list of currently followed repos / branches with :
Note : If you have several chatrooms defined in your err config, it will only "spam" the first one.
Enjoy and feel free to improve it : Fork me on github !