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Old 08-12-2008
Help regarding a cron job

Hi,
I need to write cron job, which tries to build a project. It would check out code from a repository and then will attempt to build it .The results of the build would show up on a web-page (a table with rows, one for each build, should get updated; a link to the detailed log file; color green for a successful build and red for unsuccessful build). I am not sure where to start. Any help would be appreciated.


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Old 08-14-2008
Is UNIX and Linux Applications proper section to ask this question? Should I put it in some other section of the forum?
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Old 08-14-2008
It's probably an okay place to ask the question. I'd guess you've had no responses because your question is too open-ended. It sounds like you know what you want to do... so just go ahead and start doing it, and ask questions when you run into specific problems. I'd begin by writing a script to do the check-out and compile, and add the web page stuff later once that part is working.
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Old 08-15-2008
Thanks..will do so..
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