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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: zone for testing forrest
Date Fri, 16 Sep 2005 01:04:09 GMT
Revive an old thread which has some good past info.

David Crossley wrote:
> Just a reminder that our zone is working.
> 
> The Forrest demos there are still very minimal.
> Anyway, there is at least something useful now working.
> The home page now describes what is available so far:
> 
> http://forrest.zones.apache.org/
> 
> Basically it is updating the trunk every hour
> and reporting any build problems. Then it builds
> the "forrest seed site" with forrestbot.
> 
> If any Forrest committers want a UNIX account, then just ask.
> 
> See more info about the zone, and what we hope to
> do with it, earlier in this thread.
> 
> More about the mail-from-zones situation below ...
> 
> On Thu, Jun 30, 2005 David Crossley wrote:
> > I have done the next step in setting up some services on our zone.
> > 
> > There is now a forrestbot running there to build the current "seed site".
> > Just the cron side of forrestbot for the moment. The forrestbot web interface
> > is the next thing to set up.
> > 
> > There are cron jobs to automatically refresh the trunk every hour:
> > 'svn update; cd main; build clean; build'
> > and then generate the seed site. That works nicely.
> > 
> > The result is at forrest.zones.apache.org ... point your browser
> > at the /ft/build/ directory (shorthand for forrestbot-trunk).
> > 
> > I still need to figure out how to send mail if something fails.
> > Thorsten/Antonio: have the Lenya/Cocoon people been able to
> > send mail from their zone.
> 
> Mads from Infra@ helped to sort that out just before
> ApacheCon EU 2005. So now we can send mail from the
> zone when one of our tests fail.
> 
> -David
> 
> > If other comitters want to look behind-the-scenes:
> > ssh forrest.zones.apache.org
> > cd /export/home/config
> > cat README.txt
> > 
> > More later ...
> > 
> > -David

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