[Buildbot-devel] example config for using a tarball for builds?

claude vittoria vittoric at wanadoo.fr
Tue Jul 28 10:57:15 UTC 2009

Damn, I don't keep my modification. I done something like that 2 years ago. I modify the svnpoller class to see if new archives are present in a directory mount on buildbot server and launch the build process on it. But I think a cron and a sendchange are a better solution.


> Message du 28/07/09 10:47
> De : "Marijn Vriens" 
> A : reed at reedmedia.net
> Copie à : buildbot-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
> Objet : Re: [Buildbot-devel] example config for using a tarball for builds?
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 7:17 AM,  wrote:
> > How to use a tar file for the builds and not use any change_source (so no
> > builds triggered) and builds are manually started? I am reading through
> > docs but don't see yet. Thanks
> If I understand you correctly, you want to start a build when a tar file is
> added in a directory?
> I'm not sure if you could poll a directory to see if a file was added
> changed from within buildbot. One thing you could do is write a small script
> that: checks for a new file and if it detects changes, runs "buildbot
> sendchange" command that triggers the build to start.
> One thing that comes to mind when starting a build without a version control
> system, is that you would have to worry about how to distribute the tars to
> the slaves (DownloadFile build step might help)
> Regards,
> Marijn Vriens.
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