[Buildbot-devel] one-time locks?
robert at roberthelmer.com
Tue Nov 7 07:30:03 UTC 2006
Robert Helmer wrote:
> I have been reading the docs for the MasterLock/SlaveLock classes, they
> are close to what I need but not quite :)
> What I'd like is to have a set of builders like so:
> If there is a checkin, I'd like the first available server to do the
> build. If I do not use a MasterLock, then all available servers do the
> build in parallel; if I use a MasterLock, then they all do the build
> serially :)
> What I really need is for the first available server to do the build,
> and the others don't need to do anything (until there is a new checkin).
> Am I approaching this correctly? :)
> I need to do more complicated variations in the future, but for now I'd
> be happy if I can get this going.
Alright, I broke down and read the manual :) Assigning multiple slaves
to one Builder is what I want, passing a list to the "slavenames"
option. I was naively setting up two separate Builders, after reading
the relevant part of the manual I get the distinction between Builders
and BuildSlaves now.
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