[Buildbot-devel] Windows specific tips for buildbot
mateusz at loskot.net
Wed Oct 18 23:16:50 UTC 2006
Stephen Farrar wrote:
> Grig Gheorghiu wrote:
>> === Running the slave as a service?
>>> It's the absolute suck to have to have a session opened with
>>> "buildbot.bat start-slave ." running. I was looking at getting things
>>> running as a service, but didn't find much information? Some of the docs
>>> point to using srvany.exe and such, but I haven't found a download from
>>> Microsoft with those tools ( Resource Kit ) that works on 64 bit
>>> There.. hope I can grab some bits of information from the various issues
>> I used the srvany method on a 64-bit Windows box, using 32-bit
>> Resource Kit
>> utilities, and it worked just fine.
> If you didn't want to use svrany, you could use the Task Scheduler. In
> my opinion, it's easier than windows services and svrany.
> However I've had some problems using both svrany and task scheduler. It
> all works fine, the buildbot runs in the background when the computer
> starts, etc. But if any user logs in, and then logs out, the buildbot
> dies. I believe that windows sends all processes a logout event
> whenever any user logs out, so it's probably something to do with this.
> Has anyone else ever had these problems, and/or has a solution?
Have you tried this script?
I run a few slaves and one master on my Windows XP box and I registered
one BuildBot service + configured startup parameters (directories).
Everything works well.
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