[Buildbot-devel] feature: excluding files/folders from triggering a build

Lieven Govaerts lgo at mobsol.be
Tue May 9 18:48:21 UTC 2006


in the Subversion project there are lots of files & folders that do not
contain source code. For instance, there's a www folder that contains the
Subversion webpages, the STATUS file which tracks revisions to merge etc. 

I do not want that changes on these files trigger builds, because that would
be a waste of time.

Attached patch provides a way to tell a scheduler to exclude certain files &
folders from triggering a build. The patch only implements this for the

My master.cfg file contains an example on how to use this feature:

kind regards,

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