[Buildbot-devel] Help with setting up a buildbot slave

Marcus Lindblom macke at yar.nu
Wed Feb 4 08:07:13 UTC 2009

Manish wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 5:49 PM, Marcus Lindblom wrote:
>> Manish wrote:
> [snip]
>>> This seems to be in the configuration for for buildbot master. I am
>>> only running a slave. But thanks for the information. This should be
>>> useful in future.
>> Only running a slave won't do you much good. You need a master too, as the
>> 'brain' is located there. The slaves just do as they're told, and sit idle
>> if there are no one there to boss them around.
> Yep, got it.  I am only running a slave for John Wiegley's Ledger
> buildbot for now [1] [2]. :)
> 1. http://github.com/jwiegley/ledger/tree/master
> 2. http://newartisans.com:9090/

Well then. If John has added your slave to his buildbot config, and it 
shows up as connected on his buildbot site, you should be all set. Your 
slave will do as it's told by the master, including creatnig a clone, etc.

I get the feeling I missed the problem here? :)


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