[Buildbot-devel] alwaysUseLatest - doesn't

Paul Thomas pthomas at spongelava.com
Thu Nov 13 15:26:40 UTC 2008


I'm having trouble with alwaysUseLatest in an SVN step - it doesn't do  
what I expected to do.

I've just added a regression test to my repository alongside my code  
base and I'd like to run the test on older versions to find where  
problems turned up or got solved.

My builder has something like:
   SVN(svnurl='url/for/codebase', mode='copy', workdir='codebase')
   SVN(svnurl='url/for/tests', mode='copy', workdir='tests',  

When I force a build to an old version, it fails because the second  
SVN step tries to get a version of the test code that doesn't exist.

So have I misunderstood the purpose or could this be a problem with my  

Version Information
	• Buildbot: 0.7.7
	• Twisted: 8.0.1
	• Python: 2.5.2 (r252:60911, Jul 14 2008, 09:02:34) [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple  
Inc. build 5465)]
	• Buildmaster platform: darwin


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