[Buildbot-devel] talking to a ShellCommand spawn
deggert at apple.com
Fri Dec 19 01:24:49 UTC 2008
On Dec 18, 2008, at 1:33 PM, Ian Zimmerman wrote:
> Ian Zimmerman wrote:
>> Daniel Eggert wrote:
>>> On Dec 16, 2008, at 11:08 AM, Ian Zimmerman wrote:
>>>> I need to get some information from the program being run in a
>>>> ShellCommand, while it is in progress. Simplifying slightly from
>>>> full horrifying truth, the information is needed for my modified
>>>> slave.commands.ShellCommand.kill() which cleans up after the
>>> You might want to look into section 220.127.116.11 "Adding LogObserver"
>>> in the buildbot manual.
>>> A LogObserver can parse a step's output as it is produced.
>> That's indeed very close to what i am looking for. Many thanks!
> Then again, this is all master-side, while only the slave is in a
> position to do the cleanup. Sigh.
You'd have to run a second build step that does the clean up. Store
the state using your LogObserver subclass, then create a BuildStep
subclass that reads this state and does the cleanup. I forget how, but
you can store state the is local to the build itself.
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