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From "marios@redhat.com" <mandr...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: [HOWTO] Using Tracker (tracker.deltacloud.org)
Date Tue, 28 Aug 2012 11:14:56 GMT
On 08/28/2012 01:08 PM, Michal Fojtik wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I think the Tracker[1] advanced to level that it could be
> actually useful and working, so I want to provide a little how
> to start using it ;-)
> 
+1 thanks! now i have no excuses... we should put this on site too?

> So first, you need to install the 'client' app:
> 
> $ gem install tracker-client
> 
> Now, if you don't have tracker account and you want one, please
> send me an private email (mfojtik@redhat.com).
> 
> Note, that having username/password is not mandatory to just
> download patches or viewing what is going on, or what patches
> are pending review. The user account is needed if you want to
> actually record the new patches or update patch state.
> 
> The tracker configuration is stored in ~/.trackerrc so:
> 
> $ wget https://raw.github.com/mifo/tracker/master/config/trackerrc.example \
>     -O $HOME/.trackerrc
> 
> (Update your credentials in that file if you have them ;-)
> 
> Let say, you finished work on something and you want to record
> your patches. This can be done by this command:
> 
> $ tracker publish
> 
> (You must be in the GIT repository and the branch you want to
> record must be the current active branch).
> 
> After this, your patches are recorded and should appear on
> http://tracker.deltacloud.org.
> 
> Now, the other person want to download your patches. Let say your
> patches are recorded into set with id XYZ. Then the person just do:
> 
> $ tracker download XYZ -b reviews/patches
> 
> Tracker will now create a new branch named 'reviews/patches' and
> download && apply all patches in the set N to that branch in correct
> order.
> 
> After you test that patches, and you want to ACK or NACK them, then
> you just need to execute in that same branch:
> 
> $ tracker ack -m "Message"
> 
> Thats all ;-) If you have any other questions please don't hesitate
> to ask me on IRC or here ;-)
> 
> Also note that using tracker is not 'required', we still do review
> using mailing list as we did before. This app should be just a little helper
> that keep us updated about what patches are on list or what patches are pending
> review.
> 
> [1] http://github.com/mifo/tracker
> 
>   -- Michal
> 
> Michal Fojtik
> http://deltacloud.org
> mfojtik@redhat.com
> 
> 
> 


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