git repositories for cygwin packaging - please test

Jon Turney
Tue Jun 22 19:52:23 GMT 2021

On 09/05/2021 15:39, Jon Turney wrote:
> On 23/08/2020 22:01, Jon Turney wrote:
>> On 27/05/2020 23:27, Jon Turney wrote:
>>> On 04/08/2019 21:08, Jon Turney wrote:
>>>> To remedy this lack, using the same ssh key you use for sftp package 
>>>> upload, package maintainers can now also push to git repositories, 
>>>> like so:
>>> Package maintainers may have noticed that the output from pushing to 
>>> these git repositories now includes a line like:
>>> "remote: scallywag: build nnn queued"
>>> This is a *prototype* of a system to automatically build the 
>>> packages, where the results appear (some time later) at [1] (URL 
>>> subject to change)
>>> [1]
>> I now have built an (opt-in) system which fetches the packages built 
>> by this into your upload area and triggers calm to process them, which 
>> I'm looking for a volunteer to test.
> Since that seems to be working about as well as can be expected, I've 
> bodged together something so maintainers can now opt themselves in (and 
> out) of this, by uploading (or removing) a file called '!scallywag' 
> containing 'deploy' in the root of their upload area.
> I've updated the brief documentation at [1] to mention this.
> [1]

I've updated that page to document the fact that the behaviour for an 
individual push can now be controlled with 'git push --push-option=<token>'.

>> Currently, these packages are built using 'cygport all-test', and so 
>> will always be marked test:

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