[Buildbot-devel] Problem using WithProperties. "twisted.spread.jelly.InsecureJelly: Class not allowed for instance"

Brian Warner warner-buildbot at lothar.com
Sun May 21 23:21:39 UTC 2006

> After having installed I get however the following error
> when trying to run the step outlined in the example.
> remoteFailed: [Failure instance: Traceback: 
> twisted.spread.jelly.InsecureJelly: Class not allowed for instance: 
> buildbot.process.step.WithProperties <buildbot.process.step.WithProperties 
> instance at 0x3069f5f8>
> /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/buildbot/process/step.py:367:start
> /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/buildbot/process/step.py:258:start
> /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/buildbot/process/step.py:113:start

Drat, that's a bug. The WithProperties instance is supposed to be replaced
with a string by the time the arguments get sent to the buildslave, but I had
to refactor the handling of self.args in a number of places, and it looks
like I missed something.

I'll try to address that tonight. Thanks for catching this before the


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