[Buildbot-devel] Metaconfiguration format
Steve 'Ashcrow' Milner
smilner at redhat.com
Mon Jun 15 16:54:33 UTC 2009
On 15/06/09 16:45 +0100, Ellis Breen wrote:
>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).
In theory func can be installed on non Fedora/RH machines but I'm not
sure the status or last time it was checked. In anycase Dan Radez
(the loki guy) might be a good person to work with as he *might*
have a common goal with simplifying config generation.
>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,
>>> numerous slave configurations, some of them dual-booting.
>>> It occurred to me that if I produce this information in a structured
>>> (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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Steve 'Ashcrow' Milner
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