[Buildbot-devel] How to configure slaves for multiple builds with the same builder?

Alexander O'Donovan-Jones Alexander at ccpgames.com
Mon Aug 23 11:21:47 UTC 2010

Also, it could be the mergRequests thingamajig, http://buildbot.net/buildbot/docs/current/Merging-BuildRequests.html#Merging-BuildRequests

Set that to false if you run into problems running multiple parallel builds on different slaves (ie: set up many slaves for one builder, and invoke multiple builds)

-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Edgecombe [mailto:jason at rampaginggeek.com] 
Sent: Monday, August 23, 2010 1:53 AM
To: Dustin J. Mitchell
Cc: buildbot-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Buildbot-devel] How to configure slaves for multiple builds with the same builder?

On 08/22/2010 04:43 PM, Dustin J. Mitchell wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 2:28 PM, Jason Edgecombe 
> <jason at rampaginggeek.com>  wrote:
>> I have three slaves: windows, linux, and irix. Each gerrit commit is 
>> built on all of the slaves, then the status is reported to gerrit. 
>> The workflow is working well, but the irix box is a little slower on 
>> the builds. The irix machine has 4 CPU's, but only one build is 
>> running at one time. How can I configure a slave/builder to run 
>> multiple builds at the same time?
> Run four irix builders, all configured to use the same slave.  Each 
> builder only runs one build at a time - each builder has one directory 
> it does its builds in, so if your current configuration *did* try to 
> run four builds at a time, they would stomp all over one another.
> Dustin
Thanks. I'll try that.


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