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

Marcus Lindblom macke at yar.nu
Wed Aug 25 19:26:47 UTC 2010

On 2010-08-25 03:15, Jason Edgecombe wrote:
> 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.
> When I tried this, it did run four builds, but when I forced a build,
> all four irix builders tried to build the same build. Any suggestions?

How about running four separate slave instances on the same machine, all 
using the same builder?


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