[Buildbot-devel] Pure local builders

Al Nikolov a.nikolov at drweb.com
Wed Apr 22 10:54:49 UTC 2009

Gavin wrote:
> heh, I thought it was normal - at least I don't see a problem. As the
> buildmaster already has buildbot installed, then to create a local
> buildslave need only use the create buildslave step and your done.
> I also think it good to use resources that a buildmaster on its own would
> not make use of. But maybe I've misunderstood something.

Looks like... Imagine a builder with no steps which in fact involve
buildslave. Why on earth such builder depends on a buildslave? That
proposed local buildslave will not execute anything.

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