[Buildbot-devel] redundant array of inexpensive buildslaves
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
...ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin...
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