Travis provides a continuous integration service which is connected to NeoMutt’s git repos on GitHub.
Each repo has a
.travis.yml file which tells Travis what to do. After every
commit to GitHub and for every Pull-Request, Travis performs the instructions
in that file.
Here are some of they ways that NeoMutt uses this service.
The script has per-branch rules to determine how many builds to do and which options to use. read more…
To test the website, Travis checks all of the HTML for errors.
The testing is done by running the Rakefile.
After a translator makes an update, Travis checks the results and updates the Translation Leaderboard
On success, the website is automatically updated.
For more details, read Deployment using Travis.
Travis also supply a command line tool for managing their service.
gem install travis
NeoMutt used this to encrypt ssh keys for use in automatic deployment.