[Buildbot-devel] reconfig on Windows

Sergey A. Lipnevich sergey at optimaltec.com
Sun Sep 30 21:08:12 UTC 2007


Apparently, it's also a Windows problem: it doesn't support signals such
as SIGHUP and os.kill is not available on Win32. Thank you!
I don't know what's the best approach to warn the users about it is, so
I filed http://buildbot.net/trac/ticket/105.


Ben Hearsum wrote:
> As far as I know, there is no way to do a reconfig on Windows. This is 
> actually an issue with Twisted, I believe, not Buildbot.
> Sergey A. Lipnevich wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> 'buildbot reconfig' fails on Windows because it's unable to find
>> twistd.pid in buildmaster's directory. It's understandable because that
>> file is never created :-), even when the process is active (twistd.log
>> is there though). Is there any way to make reconfig work on Windows? Is
>> it OK if I file a ticket about this?

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