[Buildbot-devel] bug in 0.7.6 with 'buildbot reconfig'?

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 18:17:32 UTC 2007

On Nov 14, 2007 12:31 PM, Greg Ward <gerg.ward+buildbot at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 14, 2007 8:47 AM, John Pye <john.pye at anu.edu.au> wrote:
> >  I have what seems to be a bug with the 'buildbot reconfig' command in
> > Buildbot 0.7.6. When I do a 'buildbot restart .' everything works fine. When
> > I do a 'buildbot reconfig .' it also works fine, but only if I do it once.
> > If I make further config changes then again attempt 'buildbot reconfig .'
> > then I get a page with debug output as follows.
> [...]
> >  web.Server Traceback (most recent call last):
> >
> > exceptions.AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'getStatus'
> Yes, I have also seen this with 0.7.6.  I have not been able to nail
> it down as precisely as you have.  Hang on a second and I'll try ...
> ... nope.  I just did "buildbot restart" and then "buildbot reconfig"
> four times in a row, and no error.  Of course, I didn't make any
> config changes for those reconfig runs ...

Was a build running when you tried this? I think I have mostly seen
this error when there is an active build, and I changed one of the
buildstep definitions.

Haven't been able to pin it down any more than that, though.

- Charles Lepple

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