[Buildbot-devel] StatusClient doesn't work with 0.7.1

Mark Garboden emailit2me at verizon.net
Sat Dec 24 22:33:21 UTC 2005

I don't think you can, or should, change the login and password.
I think it assumes the defaults.

First you need a server side status port to connect to.  I have:

Then you can run the client.  I use:
buildbot statusgui -m localhost:9998&

I actually added a statusgui target to the Makefile.

Kevin Turner wrote:

>So, I saw 'statusgui' in the buildbot subcommands, and ...
>well, buildbot.clients.base hard codes the password when it logs in
>instead of using opts['passwd'] or anything like that...
>once I got past cred, I hit
>File "~/lib/python/buildbot/master.py", line 523, in requestAvatar   
>    p = self.statusClientService.getPerspective()
>exceptions.AttributeError: Dispatcher instance has no attribute
>and grep tells me that there's pretty much nothing anywhere that ever
>sets an attribute named statusClientService to anything but None.
>(This appears to still be true in the darcs archive, not just 0.7.1.  I
>haven't checked arch.)

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