[Buildbot-devel] shellcommand cd problem

Shaun McDonald buildbot-project at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Fri May 16 09:39:14 UTC 2008

On 16 May 2008, at 07:45, A.T.Hofkamp wrote:

> Don Fike wrote:
>> I'm trying to do a simple cd in a ShellCommand like;
>> f.addStep(ShellCommand, command=["cd","src"], description=["cd"])
>> I checkout fine but need to cd to the src directory to run  
>> configure and
>> make. I can do a shellcommand pwd and ls and see the directory src
>> within the build directory but any form of cd fails with an error
>> similar to this;
> You can add a 'workdir' setting.

That is the best option because each step has their own workdir set,  
and the dir doesn't persist from one step to the next.


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