[Buildbot-devel] Multiple change sources and scheduler issues

Bailey, Darragh dbailey at hp.com
Tue Jul 1 15:30:09 UTC 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: buildbot-devel-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net [mailto:buildbot-devel-
> bounces at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Dustin J. Mitchell
> Sent: 01 July 2008 15:28
> To: Duncan Ferguson
> Cc: buildbot-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Buildbot-devel] Multiple change sources and scheduler issues
> On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 8:34 AM, Duncan Ferguson
> <duncan.ferguson at altinity.com> wrote:
> > I have set up my buildbot v0.77 with a number of change sources and
> > Schedulers.  The problem I have is that when a change is detected all
> > schedulers are triggered, not just the one configured for the
> > particular svn repository.
> This is a shortcoming of the current buildbot architecture.  The only
> workaround I know is to run multiple buildmaster processes.  That's
> what we do.  I've been toying with the idea of running multiple
> BuildMaster services inside a single application (by futzing with the
> buildbot.tac), but that's a pretty awful hack, and still requires each
> slave machine to run a buildslave instance for each buildmaster.
> We're about to add a half-dozen additional buildmasters, and each
> buildmaster process already has a virtual size of 0.5G, so I'm a
> little worried about this issue, too :)
> Dustin

Could use of branch & fileIsImportant not be used here to avoid hear to avoid triggering on changes from additional sources. That's of course assuming you don't have branches/paths in the different repositories that are common.

Darragh Bailey

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