I created a rails plugin to help me keep clients up to date on the status of projects. This post is an update to the original svn_messages plugin.
The plugin now uses capistrano 2 (Multistage). I use it in 2 instances - whenever I deploy a site, and whenever I send a weekly status report. For a deployment, this is what I type at the command line:
This gives me the following output:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
I could have also typed:
For a weekly status report, I type the following:
70 is the oldest subversion revision I care about. domelia is me. I specify this because I only care about the svn commits that I personally made. This gives me the following output:
1 2 3
I like the plugin because I can keep clients up to date and spend very little time doing it.
If you’d like this deployment report to happen every time you deploy, you can add the folllowing to your deploy.rb: