Note: This is the original Python version. You can find the Go version that is currently being developed at:
Bolt lets you easily automate sysadmin tasks like deployment. You can use it to
manage multi-server setups over SSH or even as a build tool. To use, simply
Boltfile with your tasks, e.g.
from bolt.api import * @task def deploy(): """publish the latest version of the app""" with cd('/var/www/mysite.com'): run('git remote update') run('git checkout origin/master') sudo("/etc/init.d/apache2 graceful")
And then, run the tasks from the command line, e.g.
$ bolt deploy
Bolt was initially developed as a fork of Fabric, but has since been extracted as a standalone tool without any of the historic baggage of the Fabric APIs.
Bolt doesn't currently have any docs, but you can look at the introduction to
the Fabric fork for details of how to use most of its features. Simply replace
the references to
To contribute any patches simply fork the repository on GitHub and send a pull request to https://github.com/tav, thanks!
The code derived from Fabric is contained within the
and is under the BSD license. The rest of the code has been released into the
Public Domain. Do with it
as you please.
-- Enjoy, tav <firstname.lastname@example.org>