[Buildbot-devel] How to discard some changes received via p4poller

Bill Deegan bill at baddogconsulting.com
Mon Dec 7 20:44:09 UTC 2009


On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 12:40 PM, Tim Hatch <tim at timhatch.com> wrote:
>> Can I indicate to the poller to completely ignore some checkins?
> Take a look at fileIsImportant, I think it's close to what you want.
> >From the docs:
>> A callable which takes one argument, a Change instance, and returns
>> True if the change is worth building, and False if it is not.
>> Unimportant Changes are accumulated until the build is triggered by
>> an important change. The default value of None means that all Changes
>> are important.
>> http://djmitche.github.com/buildbot/docs/0.7.11/#AnyBranchScheduler

>From the docs, it looks like that just affects whether it triggers a build.
Which is already handled by split_file.
What I'd like to do is have the un-interesting changes (not on any
branch I care about) not show up at all in the list of changes on the
left side of the waterfall.


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