[Buildbot-devel] Re: Problems running under Windows

Niklaus Giger niklaus.giger at member.fsf.org
Sat Apr 1 09:09:33 UTC 2006

Brian Warner wrote:

>> Now my question is: Did test_vc.py ever run under Windows? Are there
>> somewhere some buildbot for buildbot running that prove it?
> It is quite likely that test_vc doesn't work under windows :(.
> I've got a "metabuildbot" that runs the buildbot's own unit test suite
> each time I check in a change, but the windows buildslave for it has been
> offline for many months, and I'm not sure that it ever had SVN installed
> on it. Without SVN, as you've seen it just skips over those tests.

Is the MetaBuildbot output available? If yes, why don't you mention it in
the README or the buildbot home page?

>> Or should I just continue hacking until I solve all these nasty problems.
>> Shall I open a bug report?
> Yes and yes please. If you can make it work under windows, I'll apply the
> patches. Please open a bug report and attach your patches to it.. that
> will make sure I don't lose them.
I will try to devote some time to fix at least the svn test cases (don't
know about cvs, tla, etc). 

Is "cvs diff -u" in the buildbot root directory the correct was to submit
patches? A small sentence about it in the README would suffice.

Best regards

Niklaus Giger

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