[Buildbot-devel] buildbot stop, buildbot start results in corrupted waterfall disp lay

Fawad Halim fawad at fawad.net
Thu Nov 11 18:46:13 UTC 2004

I'm seeing the same thing on my install. I dont think it's limited to 
the waterfall display. The IRC interface also shows just the last 
builder n-times.


Elliot Murphy wrote:

> Hello,
> I think I’ve run into a persistence problem with the buildbot master.
> Using the latest source from CVS and running on Linux with python 
> 2.3.4, I’ve created a very simple buildmaster with two slaves (A and 
> B). After starting the buildmaster, I can view the HTML waterfall 
> display, and the display looks correct, with a column for each buildslave.
> I then run buildbot stop followed by buildbot start on the master. 
> Refreshing the HTML waterfall display, I see the status updated to 
> show that the master shutdown and started again. However, both builder 
> columns now show slave B, and both links go to the ping page for slave 
> B. If I manually enter the URL for the ping page for slave A, it says 
> “Builder: B”, NOT CONNECTED (slave ‘A’).
> If I stop the master, remove changes.pck, and restart the master, the 
> display is still corrupted. If I stop the master, remove both 
> changes.pck and the “full” directory, all the history is lost but the 
> display shows both build slaves correctly, not two instances of slave B.
> It seems like something is being corrupted when the buildbot master is 
> shut down, but I’m not sure how to track it down further.
> Thanks for your help,
> -elliot

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