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Re: [alpine-devel] Change Travis in Alpine Continuous Integration

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On Jul 12, 2017 9:28 AM, William Pitcock <> wrote:
> Hi, 
> On Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 2:21 PM, Jakub Jirutka <> wrote: 
> > Hi, 
> > 
> > we use Travis CI for testing pull requests (and only for that) because it’s free and well integrated with GitHub. Our build infrastructure uses just a simple shell script for running builds, so it’s currently not usable for this use case. 
> > 
> > We would like to improve this, use some real CI software, but haven’t found anything suitable yet. I know Jenkins CI and it’s one of the last CI software I would recommend… 
> It seems like we could use buildbot and this software: 
> to handle the Github side of it. 
> William

I tried buildbot along with the other available solutions I could find about 6 months ago and I found it limited and brittle. I'm not sure it is significantly better than a simple LUA script. Maybe we should wait for better solutions to happen; maybe we should roll our own.