[Buildbot-devel] Alternative shell on Windows slaves

A.T.Hofkamp a.t.hofkamp at tue.nl
Tue Jul 11 07:39:55 UTC 2006

Gianluca Sforna wrote:
> I am trying to deploy a buildbot slave in Windows, and I am facing this problem:
> our build system (using the MinGW toolchain) is currently based upon some shell
> scripts which are run from a Makefile.
> This is working flawlessly in a msys shell, but fails when tried in a buildslave
> because the shell invoked is cmd.exe; do you think is there a (easy?) way to
> change the shell for running commands on the slaves?

I am not a Windows user, but I would expect that explicitly mentioning the 
shell you want to use should work, ie instead of

x: y


x: y
    myshell myscript


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