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

Mark Pauley mpauley at apple.com
Tue May 9 21:28:20 UTC 2006

I did the exact same thing, by subclassing Scheduler to discard  
unimportant changes.

Check out my last reply to the mailing list about this.  I'm starting  
to think that a more general implementation might be the answer...
In any case, some sort of filter list would be absolutely useful to me  
as well.


On May 9, 2006, at 11:48 AM, Lieven Govaerts wrote:

> Hi,
> 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
> AnyBranchScheduler.
> My master.cfg file contains an example on how to use this feature:
> http://www.mobsol.be/svn/public/buildbot/trunk/config
> kind regards,
> Lieven.
> feat-excludes.diff

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