[Buildbot-devel] development releases

Timothee Besset ttimo at idsoftware.com
Sun Feb 17 21:13:55 UTC 2008

Great initiative!

I was starting to consider having to switch to SVN and manually apply a
few of the patches.


Dustin J. Mitchell wrote:
> There are a number of patches available on buildbot.net that are in
> fairly wide use, but not available in a relased version of buildbot.
> This quickly becomes tricky both for the users of these patches, as
> well as for their authors.
> In consultation with Brian, I have set up a system for making
> "development releases" of buildbot.  These releases will not
> necessarily be stable, but will represent a more recent snapshot of
> buildbot development than the latest release.  These development
> releases will contain all reasonably well-formed patches available on
> Trac, and will serve as a "feeder" for getting patches accepted into
> the main release.
> The releases are made from the darcs repository at
>   http://darcs.r.igoro.us/buildbot/dustin/
> and the releases themselves can be found, datestamped, in
>   http://darcs.r.igoro.us/buildbot/dustin/dist/
> If you have patches, either on buildbot.net, or on the mailing list,
> which you would like to see included, please contact me.  Either 'cc'
> me on the Trac ticket, or send me an email.  My standard for patches
> is that they have all necessary code, test cases, and any necessary
> documentation.
> Brian will continue to manage the far more sensitive process of making
> "official" releases.
> Please take a look, and bring to my attention any patches you'd like
> to see included.
> Dustin

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