[Buildbot-devel] Minor bug: buildbot fails to follow twistd.log on OSX

Shaun McDonald buildbot-project at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Tue Nov 13 20:24:23 UTC 2007

On 13 Nov 2007, at 10:52, Benoit Sigoure wrote:

> Hi list,
> this is a problem I observed only on OSX so I suspect it's due to  
> some portability issue on this OS.
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> $ buildbot restart .
> buildbot process 24190 is dead
> now restarting buildbot process..
> Following twistd.log until startup finished..
> The buildmaster took more than 10 seconds to start, so we were  
> unable to
> confirm that it started correctly. Please 'tail twistd.log' and look  
> for a
> line that says 'configuration update complete' to verify correct  
> startup.
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> I *always* get this error, for both the buildmaster and the  
> buildslaves, it's systematic.  However, the buildmaster/buildslave  
> always starts properly.  I think the error is solely due to the fact  
> that buildbot fails to track the content of twistd.log, for some  
> reason.

I can confirm that I get this error too on Mac OS X using the 0.7.5  
version of the buildbot as a slave.


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