Scripts that given a list of repository roots as arguments look for new tags available on remote systems, and report the repository name and a tab-indented list of new tags, if any.
watch-git-tags is implemented (well, published). This is all
implemented in POSIX
sh, but does require a
mktemp(1) implementation that
-d option to create temporary directories.
$ watch-git-tags ~/.local/src/ed/vim /home/tom/.local/src/ed/vim v8.0.0858
You can install it in
# make install
You can define a
PREFIX to install it elsewhere:
$ make install PREFIX="$HOME"/.local
If you keep a list of your repository paths in a file like
you could put this in a
crontab(5) task to email you new tags:
xargs watch-git-tags < ~/.watch-git-tags-repos
Another option is to watch all repositories in a specific directory:
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