[Buildbot-devel] FTP step

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Thu Sep 4 10:58:03 UTC 2008

On Wed, 03 Sep 2008 11:28:10 +0200, Didier Trosset <didier_trosset at agilent.com> wrote:
> [snip]
>My goal here is really to make a source step, providing a tree ready to be
>build. I did FtpTar first without implementing a new source step. It
>required multiple (4) ShellCommand steps: clear build directory, then create
>it, then FTP the file, then untar it. It looked ugly, both in master.cfg
>configuration, and in the waterfall display.

Maybe a more general problem to be solved here, then, is that it is
hard and ugly to compose simple units of functionality into steps?


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