~sumner/pr-tracker

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pr-tracker
==========

Run a web server that displays the path a Nixpkgs pull request will
take through the various release channels.  An instance is available
at the time of writing at <https://nixpk.gs/pr-tracker.html>.


Installation
------------

Build and runtime dependencies:
 - libsystemd
 - OpenSSL

Other build dependencies:
 - Cargo
 - rustc
 - pkg-config

Other runtime dependencies:
 - Git

In most cases, installation should be as simple as

	make install


Usage
-----

The program must be supplied with a local checkout of the monitored
git repository, the remote name in the repository corresponding to
upstream Nixpkgs, a User-Agent string to use when contacting the
GitHub API, and a URL where users can download the program's source
code.  Optionally, a "mount" path can be specified, which will be
prefixed to all of the server's routes, so that it can be served at a
non-root HTTP path.

For example:

	pr-tracker \
		--path /var/lib/nixpkgs.git \
		--remote nixpkgs \
		--user-agent 'pr-tracker (alyssais)' \
		--source-url https://example.com/pr-tracker.tar.gz \
		--mount pr-tracker

Additionally, a GitHub API token should be supplied on pr-tracker's
standard input.

pr-tracker expects the socket(s) for it to listen on to be set up for
it by a service supervisor, using the systemd socket activation
protocol. It does not support binding its own sockets. Here is an
example of how run it with systemd-socket-activate:

	systemd-socket-activate \
		-l 0.0.0.0:8000 \
		pr-tracker [...]

Further information on available command line arguments can be
obtained with

	pr-tracker --help

[1]: https://skarnet.org/software/s6-networking/
[2]: https://skarnet.org/software/execline/


Development
-----------

The upstream git repository for pr-tracker is available at
<https://git.qyliss.net/pr-tracker/>.

Bugs and patches can be sent to the author,
Alyssa Ross <hi@alyssa.is>.

For information about how to use git to send a patch email, see
<https://git-send-email.io/>.


License
-------

Copyright 2021 Alyssa Ross <hi@alyssa.is>

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License as
published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the
License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU
Affero General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Affero General Public
License along with this program; if not, see
<https://www.gnu.org/licenses>.

Additional permission under GNU AGPL version 3 section 7

If you modify this Program, or any covered work, by linking or
combining it with OpenSSL (or a modified version of that library),
containing parts covered by the terms of the OpenSSL License, or the
Original SSLeay License, the licensors of this Program grant you
additional permission to convey the resulting work.