Vesta is an advanced software configuration management and build system. For more detailed information see the Vesta homepage.
You can frequently find people discussing Vesta on the Vesta IRC channel.
The VestaFAQ is available to answer your questions.
Interesting pages you'll find here:
- Documentation and help for users:
- Tips and tricks:
SdlHacks: A collection of code snippets in the Vesta builder's language
ToolIntegration: Making other tools understand Vesta
- Discussion of future development:
ReleasePlans describes the work to be done for upcoming releases of Vesta
There is some discussion about future development of VestaWeb.
WishList: Discussion and ideas on things that it would be nice to have, if someone would like to try
NewVersionSelection: Discussion of issues with the current version override methods and how we might build something better
MergingFuture: Adding automated merging capabilities to Vesta
ScalingUp: handling 1000s of clients per server, and large build results shipped as symlinks accessed concurrently from many clients
DevelopingVesta has some information for people who want to work on Vesta itself
- General discussion of other topics:
ReorganizingRepos: changing/refactoring appendable and immutable directories in the repository
TakingVestaIntoUse: One new user's questions
UserImpressions: A place for users to record/discuss their experiences with Vesta
ThinkingAboutBigPackages : Efficiently using large packages in Vesta
PerforceAndVesta : Using Perforce for revision control and Vesta as the builder.
General starting points:
RecentChanges: see what wiki pages people have been working on
WikiSandBox: feel free to change this page and experiment with editing
FindPage: search or browse the database in various ways
SyntaxReference: quick access to wiki syntax
SiteNavigation: get an overview over this site and what it contains
How to use this site
A Wiki is a collaborative site, anyone can contribute and share:
Edit any page by pressing Edit at the top or the bottom of the page. Sadly, due to an increasing amount of automated spam, before you can edit pages you must follow a couple preliminary steps:
Create and account by going to the UserPreferences page
Request that your account be added to AllowedToWriteGroup by sending an e-mail to <wiki-admin AT vestasys DOT org> (ideally from an e-mail address that is already subscribed to the vesta-users mailing list).
- Once the administrators grant you write access, log into your account before editing.
Create a link to another page with joined capitalized words (like WikiSandBox) or with ["quoted words in brackets"]
- Search for page titles or text within pages using the search box at the top of any page
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