[Buildbot-devel] Metaconfiguration format

Ellis Breen spacestation9 at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 15 15:45:57 UTC 2009

Hmm, on closer examination, it appears this requires Func, which in turn
requires Red Hat or Fedora. I'm afraid we're a mostly SuSE/Debian/Cygwin
shop so it's a bit of a showstopper.
(I did try installing it on Cygwin out of curiosity).



2009/6/15 Steve 'Ashcrow' Milner <smilner at redhat.com>

> 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?
>> Thanks,
>> Ellis
> 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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