[Buildbot-devel] problem about test buildbot on ubuntu-8.04

Guo Hongruan camelguo at gmail.com
Wed Dec 30 09:52:14 UTC 2009

When running it using root account, it has not error/warning. But the  
buildbot.test.test_locks.Locks.testLock3 failed. I can not figure out the  
cause.  :(

在 Wed, 30 Dec 2009 17:14:44 +0800,Marcus Lindblom <macke at yar.nu> 写道:

> On 2009-12-30 10:02, Guo Hongruan wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>>     I tried to test buildbot on ubuntu-8.04 and found the following  
>> warning.
>> Does it mean the installation of buildbot on my machine failed.
>> By the way, do I have to run the test using root account?
> [snip]}
>> exceptions.IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:
>> '/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/Twisted-9.0.0-py2.5-linux-i686.egg/twisted/plugins/dropin.cache.new'
> IIRC, this only shuold only be done once, as once Twisted has written
> the plugin cache file, it lives happily ever after.
> There are issues with that file in frozen configs too, (i.e. for py2exe
> on windows, twisted tries to write that file into a non-existing
> location), but I never managed to figure out how to work around it.
> (there's a ticket for that in Trac)
> However, I think your problem is worse, because with py2exe I only get a
> warning (can't write file) when running buildbot itself, but it still
> works. I haven't tried to run the trial tests in that config (py2exe)
> and for you they seem to fail rather more severely. :-/
> Cheers,
> /Marcus
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