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

Bailey, Darragh dbailey at hp.com
Thu Jun 4 17:58:13 UTC 2009


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Todd Whiteman [mailto:toddw at activestate.com] 
> Sent: 04 June 2009 17:47
> To: Bailey, Darragh
> Cc: buildbot-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Buildbot-devel] Taking custom properties from 
> force build webpage
> 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:
> http://buildbot.net/trac/ticket/365
> I found an example master.cfg that uses a custom web page handler to 
> enable custom properties:
> http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/chrome/trunk/tools/buildbot/scr
> ipts/master/chromium_status.py?view=markup&pathrev=13607
> Not sure if that is the best approach but it seems to work.
> Cheers,
> Todd

Looks interesting, if a little convoluted. Lot of stuff there that I don't think I need.

Still it's a start, thanks for the pointer, now just need to sift through and find the parts important to me :)

Darragh Bailey

Systems Software Engineer
Hewlett Packard Galway Ltd.

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