Tools for working with Care-O-bot
githelper is a command line tool to make working with github faster and easier for Care-O-bot developers. It has several different commands which are described in the sections below. Command-line help is available using
Once a user has created an account on github.com (suggestion to IPA users, use your IPA login prefixed by "ipa-"),
will guide the user through the following steps that are necessary in order to get started working with github:
- Set up ~/.gitconfig to enable access to github
- Upload public RSA key to github (if not existent, a new key can be generated)
- Create forks for a user-provided list of repositories, and clone them to the local repository
Clones the given list (comma-separated) of stacks from github (if necessary, forks from ipa320 before cloning).
githelper clone -s STACK(s) [-r] [-d install_dir]
By default, stacks are cloned into ~/git/care-o-bot, but an alternative directory can be given using the -d option. The -r option enables read-only cloning from a directory. No github account is necessary for read-only access.
Executes 'git status -uno'.
githelper status [-s STACK(s), default=all stacks] [-d install_dir]
Pulls latest changes from your origin master.
githelper pull [-s STACK(s), default=all stacks] [-d install_dir]
Pushes local commits to origin master.
githelper push [-s STACK(s), default=all stacks] [-d install_dir]
Merges from a remote branch.
githelper merge [-u GITHUBUSER, default="ipa320"] | [-s STACK(s), default=all stacks] [-d install_dir]