Edgewall Software

Bitten Slave Download and Install

Follow these steps to install the bitten slave

This page assumes a Windows computer, although it should apply to any OS with appropriate adjustments.

Step 1: Install svn

Download and install the command-line svn client if you don't have it:  http://subversion.apache.org/packages.html

Svn must be available on the command line.

Step 2: Install python

Download and install python if you don't have it:  http://python.org

We will assume python.exe is on the path and installed in c:\Python25\.

Step 3: download ez setup

Download and save this file to a temporary folder:  ez_setup.py

(For more information on EasyInstall see here:  http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/EasyInstall )

Step 4: run ez setup

Install ez_setup by running this command:

python ez_setup.py

Step 5: update PATH

Add c:\Python25\Scripts to your PATH (to make it accessible on the command line). This folder will contain the bitten slave executable.

Step 6: checkout source

Subversion checkout of latest development version:

svn checkout http://svn.edgewall.org/repos/bitten/trunk bitten

Step 7: install slave

Run this command to install the bitten slave:

cd bitten
python setup.py --without-master install

Step 8: test the installation

You are done! Run this command:

bitten-slave 

and if you see the Usage: text the slave is installed correctly.