[Buildbot-devel] Problems with FileDownload

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Thu Mar 1 15:49:59 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 28 February 2007 12:30 pm, Phil Thompson wrote:
> Buildbot v0.7.5
> Twisted v2.5.0
> Python v2.5
> I'm having a problem using the FileDownload step.
> SlaveFileDownloadCommand._writeData() seems to handle the whole file Ok,
> but the master never gets to know that the download has finished.
> The slave log shows "Unhandled error in Deferred" but with no detail.
> Hacking at Twisted's defer.py shows that the cause seems to be a recursion
> problem when running the callbacks (presumably the one implementing the
> close).
> Does this ring any bells? Meantime I'll continue to hack at the Twisted
> source.

To follow up on my own post...

FileUpload seems to have the same problem. Downgrading to Twisted v2.4.0 and 
Python v2.4.3 makes no difference, which implies the problem is with 

Is anybody using the file transfer steps successfully? What versions are you 


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