[Buildbot-devel] Installing buildbot on Tiger

Stephen Davis buildbot at soundgeek.org
Fri Nov 10 09:08:19 UTC 2006

On Nov 9, 2006, at 10:00 PM, Christopher Rasch wrote:


> So I uninstalled the buildbot port:
> sudo port uninstall buildbot
> And checked the latest code out of CVS as follows:
> cvs -z3
> -d:pserver:anonymous at buildbot.cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/buildbot co
> -P /buildbot
> Built and installed the software :
> /
> python setup.py build
> sudo python setup.py install
> Ran the self-tests:
> PYTHONPATH=. trial buildbot.test
> All of the tests passed except as attached at the bottom of this  
> message.
> I also encountered the following problems:
> 1)
> The buildbot executable was not installed into /usr/bin as the
> documentation suggests.   Judging from the output of the install, it
> looks like most of the supporting files went into the
> site-packages/buildbot directory:
> /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.3/lib/ 
> python2.3/site-packages/buildbot
> It looks like the actual executable when in this directory:
> /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.3/bin

This is a bug in OS X's "setup" functionality.  If you install  
buildbot via:

	sudo python setup.py install --install-scripts=/usr/local/bin

then /usr/local/bin/ is where the binaries will go.  You could send  
them straight to /usr/bin/ as well, your choice.

Not sure about the rest of your issues, I install everything from  


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