[Buildbot-devel] RFE: load management for build slaves

Scott Lamb slamb at slamb.org
Fri Apr 21 21:04:55 UTC 2006

On Apr 21, 2006, at 7:34 AM, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> Alexander Lorenz wrote:
>> before you start spending time on coding this:
>> you _have_ noticed the lock mechanisms that are already  
>> implemented in buildbot, haven't you?
>> http://buildbot.sourceforge.net/manual-0.7.2.html#Interlocks
>> sounds to me like a good solution for your first approach.
> Yep. As Brian pointed out in another mail, these locks would need
> to be extended to act like semaphores, i.e. allow values larger
> than 1.

Looks like there's already a patch for that on sourceforge:


Scott Lamb <http://www.slamb.org/>

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