[Buildbot-devel] Scheduler maintenance windows?

Alexander Lorenz lorenz at testingtech.de
Tue Apr 25 08:15:44 UTC 2006

how about simply picking a higher vaiue for the 'keepalive' parameter in 
the buildbot.tac config file for the slave?



Scott Lamb wrote:
> I'm considering a patch to Scheduler to make it avoid scheduling 
> anything during a specific window every night. Our Perforce server 
> gets backed up nightly and runs a checkpoint, which *locks* the 
> database for a ridiculous long time - something like an hour. (The 
> Perforce people apparently don't believe in MVCC.) Builds during this 
> time fail like this:
>     starting p4
>     ...
>     command timed out: 1200 seconds without output, killing pid 5883
>     program finished with exit code -1
> I suppose I could crank up the timeout on that step a *lot*, but I 
> think it's better to just queue builds until the known window has 
> ended. Either by time or by the Perforce server's pre- and post-backup 
> scripts notifying buildbot in some way.
> Thoughts?
> --Scott Lamb <http://www.slamb.org/>
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