[Buildbot-devel] Aborting a build

Benoit Sigoure tsuna at lrde.epita.fr
Tue Nov 6 14:23:54 UTC 2007

On Nov 6, 2007, at 2:39 PM, Greg Ward wrote:

> I admit it.  I'm only human.  Sometimes I start a build only to
> realize that I forgot to fix something in the environment, in
> master.cfg, or in the code being built.  Rather than sit around and
> wait for the build to fail, I want to abort it.  Unfortunately, the
> only way I've figured out to do this is to visit all the build slaves
> and kill the appropriate process(es).  Yuck.
> Is there a better way?  I've searched the manual for "abort" and
> "kill" but didn't find anything.

What I do usually is that I just restart the buildmaster.  OTOH, if  
you have Periodic builders, this won't work because they'll start a  
build when you restart the master :(
I'd be great to have an "Abort Build" next to the "Force Build"  
button when the builder's building.

Benoit Sigoure aka Tsuna
EPITA Research and Development Laboratory

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