[Buildbot-devel] Please Help configuring BuildBot

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at zmanda.com
Tue Dec 30 18:37:34 UTC 2008

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 12:21 PM, Alexey Eremenko <al4321 at gmail.com> wrote:
> As an alternative - can I build from source.tar.gz ?
> Just to make packages for different distros (buildslaves) ?

Yes, you can -- use a FileDownload as your first step, and pass it a
"workdir" of ".".  Then run a ShellComand (again with workdir=".")
that removes any old cruft and untars the tarball.


Storage Software Engineer

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