[Buildbot-devel] Building from multiple sources

Grig Gheorghiu grig at agilistas.org
Sun Aug 20 04:11:08 UTC 2006

On 8/19/06, Brian Warner <warner-buildbot at lothar.com> wrote:
> > Is it possible to build from multiple sources with buildbot?
> As Alexander pointed out, it's kind of a kludge. There's been a lot of
> demand
> for a feature like this recently, so I'm eager to find a clean solution.
> In
> particular, Glyph started a thread on the python-dev mailing list about
> creating a set of community buildbots that would help projects like
> Twisted
> discover incompatibilities with development versions of other projects
> [like
> python] upon which they depend. With the Schedulers and remote-status
> interfaces that are already in place, we could have the Twisted buildbot
> watch the Python buildbot and fire off a Twisted build every time a new
> Python checkin passed all the python tests.

Just a quick note: the set of Python Community Buildbots (aka Pybots) is
alive and kicking as we speak. There is currently just one buildslave
running the Twisted unit tests every time a checkin is made either in the
Python trunk or in the 2.5 branch. Here is the status page:


For people interested in participating in this project, see 2 blog posts of


Let me know if you are interested and I'll add your buildslave to the

Grig Gheorghiu
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