[Buildbot-devel] Antw: Waterfall displaying name of a step.

Brian Warner warner-buildbot at lothar.com
Wed May 24 06:39:36 UTC 2006

> If you go to http://build.aqsis.org:8010/ you'll see what happens when it
> hits a build step that has a description. I'll leave that there until I hear
> back from you so you can see it.

Ah, thanks, now I understand the problem. So, description= and
descriptionDone= have to be *lists* of strings, rather than just being a
single string. Unfortunately single strings are enough like sequences that
they get remarkably far before something breaks, making the error message
incredibly confusing.

Try using:


instead of


I'll look into easing this restriction (by automatically turning single
strings into a one-element list), and improving the docs on these arguments.

sorry for the confusion,

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