[Buildbot-devel] CI feature matrix

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at zmanda.com
Wed Apr 15 04:23:57 UTC 2009

On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 9:39 PM, Brad Hards <bradh at frogmouth.net> wrote:
> I don't, and I've incorporated the changes per Dustin's summary.


> I do have a couple of questions though.
> 1. "Multi source"
> (http://confluence.public.thoughtworks.org/display/CCNET/Multi+Source+Control+Block)
> sounds like just having multiple ChangeSources. I thought that was OK in
> buildbot?

Good point.  Buildbot does support this with change "categories".

> 2. "SCM filtering"
> (http://confluence.public.thoughtworks.org/display/CCNET/Filtered+Source+Control+Block)
> appears to be the same as the "interesting" flag. So I think buildbot might
> support that.

Right again.  I hadn't understood the meaning from the phrase.

> 3. "Self updating web page". I think buildbot has that.

Only insofar as the waterfall page will refresh every N seconds.  I
interpreted "self updating" to mean AJAX.  Perhaps I was being too

> 4. "Trac" integration. That could be "planned", given
> http://buildbot.net/trac/wiki/TracPlugin (bit of wikispam on that page)

Wikispam fixed.  Most of our wiki pages are spamful, and I don't know
of a good way to fix that.  Hopefully we can filter it out when we
move to the linode slice.  Let's call this planned, because I know
that there are some folks working on it.

> [FWIW, the edits were fairly easy using the "rich text" tab, rather than
> looking at the wiki markup. I'm with Dustin on the useability of the page
> though]

Ah -- I didn't see that.  Thanks again!


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