[Buildbot-devel] Why 3-level separation?

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at zmanda.com
Wed Feb 11 13:41:43 UTC 2009

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 7:44 AM, Alexey Eremenko <al4321 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have read the docs, but I am still struggling to understand why
> BuildBot has 3 level hierarchy (factory/builder/build-slave) ?
> Why two levels hierarchy is not enough (factory/build-slave) ?

I'm not sure there's a good answer to that, except that it was
designed that way.  Having an extra level of flexibility doesn't hurt.


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