[Buildbot-devel] database-backed status/scheduler-state project

Ben Hearsum bhearsum at mozilla.com
Thu Sep 3 12:51:09 UTC 2009

On 2-Sep-09, at 6:56 PM, Brian Warner wrote:
> The statusdb (as opposed to the schedulerdb) may be implemented as a
> buildbot status plugin, leaving the existing pickle files alone, but
> exporting a copy of everything to an external database as the builds
> progress. This would reduce the work to be done (there's already some
> code to do much of this) and minimize the impact on the core code  
> (we'd
> just be adding an extra file that could be enabled or not as people  
> saw
> fit), but might not result in something that's as well integrated into
> the buildbot as it could be (and it might be nice to have a
> Waterfall/etc which read from the database, as things like
> filter-by-branchname would finally become efficient enough to use).

I don't know how much you've looked at the statusdb code Chris AtLee  
wrote but I'm wondering what you're planning to do in addition to it.  
Can you expand?

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