[Buildbot-devel] Aborting a build

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 17:02:46 UTC 2007

On 11/6/07, Benoit Sigoure <tsuna at lrde.epita.fr> wrote:
> 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.

There is (was) a "stop build" button in the active build page, but it
is broken in 0.7.6.

More info here: http://buildbot.net/trac/ticket/114

I applied the referenced changeset manually to the master, and the
functionality is back.

- Charles Lepple

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