Q: Is it going to replace travis on nixpkgs?¶
On the long run this might be a logical step, but current focus is providing Pull Requests testing for Nix projects in general.
Q: How is task scheduling going to work?¶
For 1.0 same as in Hydra.
Q: Is it going to be able to merge PRs?¶
Not in 1.0, maybe later on.
Q: Is it going to simplify the deployment of the CI?¶
Yes. There will be a NixOS module with releases.
Q: It there a mode that merges the code before running the tests?¶
That will be the default.
Q: How is the DB provisioned without hydra?¶
Not determined yet, there will be a command eventually.
Q: What does Eelco think of this project, how likely is it that hydra will be replaced by it?¶
No official word out yet. It’s too soon.