|author||nytpu <email@example.com>||2021-02-17 10:48:14 -0700|
|committer||nytpu <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2021-02-17 10:48:14 -0700|
|parent||fix error check (diff)|
make usage description in readme more detailed
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 3 deletions
@@ -1,8 +1,11 @@
-A bot to automatically post pictures to reddit and mastodon. ostensibly
+A bot to automatically post pictures to Reddit and Mastodon. Ostensibly posts
cheetah pictures, but it'll work on anything.
+Entirely conceived, researched, and written in around an hour, so the code is
+not necessarily what could be called “high quality.”
@@ -27,8 +30,13 @@ App Secret: <client secret>
User Token: <access token>
-edit various paths in cheetah-bot.go, then compile. just set it to fire on a
-cron job, it's a one-shot affair.
+Put those in `/var/local/cheetahs/`. Also name your image files in the format
+of `DXXX.jpg` (you need 3 digits) and add a description of them in the format
+`DXXX.desc`, and put all of them in `/var/local/cheetahs/`. If you want to
+start at a day other than 1, make a `/var/local/cheetahs/day.txt` only
+containing the day you want to start at.
+Then just set it to fire on a cron job, it's a one-shot affair.