[Buildbot-devel] configuration help

Stefan Seefeld seefeld at sympatico.ca
Tue Nov 29 12:54:56 UTC 2005

Brian Warner wrote:
>>The bot correctly connects to my channel, but nothing is ever
>>printed to indicate a build has finished.
>>However, I can query the status fine.
> Yup, that's the normal behavior. Until I get to review and merge Brad Hard's
> patch, the IRC bot is passive: it only responds to your queries, it doesn't
> spontaneously announce status of its own. (see message
> <200510252000.14078.bradh at frogmouth.net>, on 25-Oct-2005, for a copy of the
> patch). I'm hoping to add some new IM status clients (specifically AIM and
> Jabber), so I'd like to factor out the 'query' and 'announce' portions of the
> current buildbot.status.words status plugin into something less IRC-centric,
> and thus re-use it for the other IM backends.

That's good to know, thanks. Actually, I already have a bot that I wrote
plugins for to hook up to my issue tracker etc., so ideally I would be able
to write a plugin to bridge to buildbot. I'll look into that.


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