I have an assignment template that uses repl.it integration and python autograding. Sometimes, it works wonderfully, like this one. Other times, I’ve noticed that there is a long (2-3 hour) delay from the time the repository is created and to when the following are added to it: (1) the badge to launch repl.it, (2) the .github folder to launch autograding, and (3) the pull request. You can see an example in the commit log in this repo, where there is a two hour delay from when the repo was first created and when these files were added.
Is this delay expected? Is there anything I can do to shorten it?
I’ve also noticed that these late commits seem to happen on the hour. Is there some cron job that is running all these hourly as opposed to on-demand?