[Buildbot-devel] new BuildBot "success story"
jm at jmason.org
Thu Dec 9 02:00:33 UTC 2004
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Stephen Davis writes:
> On Dec 8, 2004, at 4:37 PM, Justin Mason wrote:
> > - is there a way to pick up idle slaves, when the master is
> > restarted?
> > it appears that they must also be restarted to show up as online.
> > (it'd be nice if they could poll the server, and reconnect
> > gracefully
> > if the server conn dies.)
> The slaves will reconnect to the master by periodically polling (well,
> they did last time I checked). However, they have an exponential
> back-off algorithm which quickly reaches into ridiculously high
> intervals (days). I've been meaning to look through the source and fix
> the default or make it a config option but haven't gotten around to it.
> Unfortunately, that pretty much means that you need to restart the
> slave(s) if any significant amount of time has passed since the master
> went offline.
hold on -- I have a nasty feeling the 4 slaves that aren't being
picked up, aren't being picked up because they really *are* offline.
so this may be a case of WORKSFORME ;)
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