[Buildbot-devel] redundant array of inexpensive buildslaves

Stefan Seefeld seefeld at sympatico.ca
Thu Nov 13 16:53:47 UTC 2008

Sebastian Kuzminsky wrote:
> What i'd really like to do is email copies of these virtual machines to 
> other volunteers in the project and have them run them whenever 
> possible.  I think this is not easily doable currently, because each 
> buildslave needs a unique name, and needs its own entry in the builders' 
> 'buildslaves'.  So currently each person who wants to contribute cycles 
> to the buildbot would need to tweak the buildslave in the VM to have a 
> unique name, and then I'd have to tweak the buildmaster to add that 
> buildslave to the appropriate builders.
> Is there a better way to do what I'm trying to do?
I recognize this use case as a variant of something I had in mind when 
suggesting to add support for load-balancing:

Unfortunately, as you can see from this, not much has happend in that 



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