Buildbot status

Jerome Leclanche adys.wh at
Thu Aug 18 19:19:17 CDT 2011

On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 2:29 AM, Dan Kegel <dank at> wrote:
> caught a couple of real problems today.
> Remember the original patchwatcher?  It died because only
> one person knew how to run it, and it was too hard to set up.
> I'm trying to not make that mistake this time.
> To that end, I've made the process easier, and would like as
> many people as possible to try running buildbot slaves (and, at least
> temporarily, masters!) so the knowledge is spread around.
> It's probably ready for other people to try running one.
> If you're interested, see
> Changes since last post
> - made cleaner script and doc for adding a new slave
> - rewrote patch series recognizer (old one was broken and opaque)
> to-do list:
> - make it start automatically after reboot
> - sandbox it
> - turn on build result emails
> - add a bit of parallelism into the test runner, so e.g. tests that
> don't need the display or network run in parallel with those that do,
> probably in a separate wineprefix
> - add valgrind slave
> - add windows slave (like testbot, but with real graphics and sound)
> - add x86_64 slave
> - move master to once it seems ready

Hi Dan,

Any chances for an automated warning report as well?

Also, ideally, there would be one build with all --enables and one
with all --disables for all this. Theres often been patches breaking
build --without-cups or something. Is this possible?


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