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An IRC bot that listens to GitHub webhooks

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GitBot is a Ruby IRC bot that provides a builtin GitHub webhook server.

Installation

You can install GitBot from RubyGems by typing:

gem install gitbot

Note that GitBot uses the Cinch IRC framework, which requires Ruby 1.9.1 or newer.

Usage

  • First you must make a config.yml file so that GitBot knows where it should connect to. You can make a copy of the config.yml.example file and use that as a basis.

  • After that just run gitbot in the directory where the config file is located. This will start the bot and its built-in webhook server. Alternatively, you can specify a different location for the config file with gitbot [config_file].

  • You can now add a webhook to a GitHub project. Use the following url: http://yourserver.com:5651/github. You can specify a different port in the config file if you want.

  • Now do some commits and see the commit messages appearing on the IRC channel.

License

Copyright (c) 2010-2011 Emil Loer http://koffietijd.net

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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