[Buildbot-devel] Adding -N to cvs co line to allow cvs alias's which specify multiple modules to be checked out

Marcus Lindblom macke at yar.nu
Mon Jun 8 07:28:55 UTC 2009

Bill Deegan wrote:
> Greetings,
> I'm working on a patch which will allow the user to specify "-N" to
> cvs co command which buildbot executes.
> Should I make this generic?
> For example there's global_options you can currently specify which is
> options run after cvs but before any
> cvs verb.
> I was creating a checkout_options argument to the buildstep which
> would put arbitrary arguments before any -r or -D arguments to cvs
> checkout only.
> Or should I just add a flag to instruct buildbot to add -N to the checkout line.


Hm. I don't think we need more than the checkout_options, as that would 
support -N (and other future similar use cases).

However, it'd be nice to mention -N in the docs for this argument 
though, thus covering both this specific case and other future unknowns.

My 0.02€ at least.


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