[Buildbot-devel] Scheduler maintenance windows?

A.T.Hofkamp a.t.hofkamp at tue.nl
Tue Apr 25 08:23:06 UTC 2006

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:

As a wild suggestion:
Would scheduling a nightly build of something dummy around that time do any good?


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