[Buildbot-devel] Taking custom properties from force build webpage

Todd Whiteman toddw at activestate.com
Thu Jun 4 16:47:14 UTC 2009

Bailey, Darragh wrote:
> I was sure I remembered some emails previously discussing how to customise the force build webpage to be able to send in additional arguments to builds. Problem is I can't seem to locate any when looking through the archive.
> I have 2 builds that produce iso images, as well as triggering a third build with the location of the iso image, I would also like for users to be able to specify an iso image to use when forcing the third builder.
> Can anyone point me towards the emails that this was covered in. I'm sure I will eventually work out how to do it via the source, but some pointers will probably save me tons of time.

Hi Darragh,

I was looking at the same problem the other day... I know there is a bug 
on adding custom properties to the force build pages:

I found an example master.cfg that uses a custom web page handler to 
enable custom properties:

Not sure if that is the best approach but it seems to work.


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