[Buildbot-devel] background linux/python services

Lee Jones LJones at securetrading.com
Fri Aug 27 13:22:04 UTC 2010

Hi Stefan, thanks for the response 

I believe I have, the services all have independent users and groups if that's what you mean?


-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan Seefeld [mailto:seefeld at sympatico.ca] 
Sent: 27 August 2010 14:07
To: buildbot-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Buildbot-devel] background linux/python services

  On 08/27/2010 08:54 AM, Lee Jones wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> Sorry to be a pain, but I was wondering if any one had any suggestions:
> A part of our build slave is to run one of our python scripts called 
> (release.py) using shellCommand, the purpose of this is to simulate 
> how the release team will actually release the code to the production 
> system.  My release.py runs various commands then starts up a few 
> linux services and sets them to be running in the background, 
> release.py then exits with a 0 exit status.  However, the build slave 
> still thinks that release.py is running, because of the background 
> services, even though it has exited.

Did you correctly demonize the background services (set up process 
groups etc. for them to run fully independently) ?



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