[Buildbot-devel] N builders per bot ?
bhearsum at wittydomain.com
Wed Sep 26 23:03:19 UTC 2007
Darin Fisher wrote:
> On 9/26/07, *Robert Helmer* <robert at roberthelmer.com
> <mailto:robert at roberthelmer.com>> wrote:
> On 9/26/07, *Darin Fisher* <darinf at gmail.com
> <mailto:darinf at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I've read through the buildbot manual, and I haven't found an
> answer to this question. Is it possible to have several
> builders configured for a single bot? That is, if I have one
> machine with one slave instance running on it, can I arrange to
> have the build master command that slave to do N different
> builds in series?
> Do you want to have a buildslave shared between multiple builders?
> You can, but the builders don't have a shared queue so you can get
> into the situation where a builder is waiting on a buildslave that's
> in use by another builder even though there are idle slaves waiting.
> Not sure if I'm understanding though; can you describe what you want
> to do?
> Yes, I just want to be able to have a buildslave shared between multiple
> builders. I plan on having my builders targetted to a specific
> buildslave, so I think I'm okay with the queuing issue you describe.
> So, I can accomplish what I want by simply defining more than one
> builder to use the same buildslave? That sounds too easy :-)
You will probably want a SlaveLock for them. If you don't have one then
both builders could be building at the same time (which may or may not
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