[Buildbot-devel] Metaconfiguration format

Steve 'Ashcrow' Milner smilner at redhat.com
Mon Jun 15 14:00:55 UTC 2009

On 15/06/09 14:26 +0100, Ellis Breen wrote:
>Hi All,
>I'm just trying to sketch out our current (rather complicated) Buildbot
>installation configuration to get a better handle on how to best use our
>limited resources. Several of our machines do double or triple-duty, running
>numerous slave configurations, some of them dual-booting.
>It occurred to me that if I produce this information in a structured format
>(e.g. GraphXML), it could be used by python-graph (or another library) to
>aid in the automated configuration and control of our Buildbot network. It
>might also be used by our C and C++ test applications themselves (so there
>should preferably be a nice way to integrate this with those - libxml and
>some glue code maybe).
>I was just wondering if anyone had any suggestions about what would be a
>good format for this?

YAML or XML seems like they would be the best formats. I'm not sure if
if your looking for this type of layer but loki
(https://fedorahosted.org/loki/) generates configs and manages
buildbots (https://fedorahosted.org/loki/wiki/ManagingBuildBots).

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