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

Ben Hearsum bhearsum at wittydomain.com
Wed Nov 14 18:21:05 UTC 2007

Greg Ward 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 ...
> ... nope.  I just did several "reconfig" runs with an actual
> configuration change between each one, and it's still fine.

Did you make any kind of changes to the config file when you did this? I think
it has something to do with the way the new Waterfall consumes the soul of
it's predecessor.

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