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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Fwd: Re: Forrestbot live!
Date Sun, 08 Dec 2002 10:04:44 GMT

Peter Donald wrote:
> nice. May want to checkout
> AntHill:
> CruiseControl:
> Both of which do similar things. I haven't checked out CruiseControl2 (or
> whatever it was called) but both of the above offer great support for doing
> this sorta stuff.

CruiseControl2 is based on the concept of phases, which makes it quite 
similar indeed to Forrestbot.

> Both are more focused on continuous integration (ie watch a repository and
> rebuild after a changeset has gone through or at particular times). However a
> lot could be shared between forrestbot and these tools.
> It would be great to have a generic job tool where you could manually run
> things or run things at particular times or in response to particular events
> and then have a nice web interface.

Yup, exactly my thoughts :-)

Gump is the project for CI and such, hence my proposal of making it 
eventually part of Gump. Not now, not tomorrow, but eventually.

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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