gh run-watch

Waits for a GitHub Actions Workflow Run to finish and then speaks out loud whether it was successful (“Build succeeded.”) or not (“Build failed! Attention, build failed!”).

Useful when the CI can take some time and you are easily distracted.


  • The say binary available in your PATH. (macOS has this by default.)

  • Node.js installed.

  • gh CLI installed.

How to install

gh extension install dtinth/gh-run-watch

How to use

gh run-watch

The above command will run gh run watch --repo user/repo 123456789, and you will see live updates in the terminal.

Screenshot of a terminal

Once the command is finished, it will say out loud whether the build succeeded or failed.