[Buildbot-devel] How to protect WebStatus using password?

Marcus Lindblom macke at yar.nu
Mon Feb 1 08:53:58 UTC 2010

On 2010-01-31 16:50, Gianluca Sforna wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 12:20 PM, Axel Hecht<l10n.moz at googlemail.com>  wrote:
>> I guess most folks do this with apache as proxy, see
>> http://agile.idyll.org/wiki/BuildbotConfiguration for a setup.
> "Setting up buildbot is a serious pain: it's pretty complicated, and a
> lot of fiddling is needed."
> Hey guys, I thought BuildBot was simpler than that ;)

Meh. It's not that difficult. ;)

Even that (unoffical) config page is only two screens long and gives 
most of the steps you need.

A specific list of difficulites that we can adress/rebutt would be 

Things that have been mentioned here, and should enable better usability 
once complete:

  * Web-apps that allow you to configure Buildbot without hacking Python.
  * Frozen releases (py2exe) of buildbot for Windows.
  * Multi-repository support.
  * Separate DB for scheduling/status.
  * ...


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