[Buildbot-devel] Pure local builders

Brad Hards bradh at frogmouth.net
Wed Apr 22 11:01:08 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 22 April 2009 08:54:49 pm Al Nikolov wrote:
> 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.
If you are only going to run things locally and not have any slave build, why 
use buildbot? You could just run a local shell script.


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