[Buildbot-devel] Propagating build properties to dependent schedulers

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at zmanda.com
Mon Oct 29 15:08:39 UTC 2007

Triggerable schedulers will do what you want.  They have yet to be
merged, but a patch is available here:


On 10/28/07, Aaron Maxwell <amax at redsymbol.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
> In our buildbot installation, we have a "checkout" factory with (among other
> things) an SVN checkout step, and a "work" factory that runs the actual
> tests.  The scheduler for the "work" factory is a dependent on the "checkout"
> factory, i.e. with buildbot.scheduler.Dependent .
> Is there a way to convey build property information from the "checkout"
> factory to the dependent "work" factory?  Specifically, I need to communicate
> the value of got_revision, so that I can add commands to the "work" factory
> that use its value.
> I thought of making a special subclass of Dependent, but as I write this don't
> know if that will solve the problem yet.
> Thanks in advance.  Incidentally, we're using 0.7.6; master and slave both run
> on linux (Ubuntu).
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