[Buildbot-devel] N builders per bot ?
darinf at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 03:14:08 UTC 2007
Ah, I see. Thanks!
On 9/26/07, Ben Hearsum <bhearsum at wittydomain.com> wrote:
> 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 :-)
> > -Darin
> 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
> be good).
> - Ben
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