[Buildbot-devel] Please Help configuring BuildBot

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Sun Dec 21 16:24:07 UTC 2008

On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 8:16 AM, Alexey Eremenko <al4321 at gmail.com> wrote:
> What works: HTTP server - Waterfall is "browseble" and receives my commands.
> Slave connected successfully to master and keepalives are received.
> What doesn't work: The HTTP server does not forwards my commands sent
> from wbe client (FireFox) to the actual "engine".
> Commands are _not_ transfered between slave and master for mysterious reason.

The twistd.log file on the master should show the requests from the
browser, and then it should show what commands will be sent to the

> Conceptual problem: I do not understand the difference between
> builders and bots, even after reading documentation
> is it a mystery.

Not sure if the documentation uses the term "bot" for this, but there
does not have to be a 1:1 correspondence between builders and

In your case of a single machine, you would set up a builder that has
only one buildslave (localhost).

However, when you set up the directories for the master and slave,
even if they are on the same machine, you need to provide a different
directory for each.

- Charles Lepple

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