The Heroku Toolbelt is a package of the Heroku CLI, Foreman, and Git — all the tools you need to get started using Heroku at the command line. The Toolbelt is available as a native installer for OS X and Windows, and is available from an apt-get repository for Debian/Ubuntu Linux.
This repository serves two purposes: 0) a static site with
instructions and downloads for the toolbelt packages and 1) tasks
to perform the packaging itself. The
bin/web script will launch the
web site, while the packaging is handled with rake.
The toolbelt stores download statistics in Postgres:
$ initdb pg $ postgres -D pg # in a separate terminal $ createdb toolbelt $ cat toolbelt.sql | psql toolbelt
First pull in the dependencies with bundler, then pull in the
foreman and the
heroku CLI client repositories:
$ bundle install --path vendor/bundle $ git submodule update --init --recursive
The packaging tasks vary by platform:
$ bundle exec rake deb:build # build the apt-get repository $ bundle exec rake pkg:build # build an OS X .pkg file $ bundle exec rake exe:build # build an .exe file for Windows
Each one has a corresponding
*:release task which also pushes the
artifacts up to S3. This requires the
HEROKU_RELEASE_SECRET environment variables to be set to the proper
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