[Buildbot-devel] What's the status of the console view getting into the trunk?

Bill Deegan bill at baddogconsulting.com
Tue Feb 2 17:03:33 UTC 2010


On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 1:41 AM, Marcus Lindblom <macke at yar.nu> wrote:
> On 2010-02-01 23:03, Bill Deegan wrote:
>> Marcus,
>> On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 1:09 PM, Marcus Lindblom<macke at yar.nu>  wrote:
>>> On 2010-02-01 21:38, Bill Deegan wrote:
>>>> O.k. I mv'd the index.html.new and buildbot.css.new over the non .new
>>>> versions.
>>>> The waterfall has the new style, but the console is not quite right.
>>>> There's no boxes next to each build, just blank space.
>>>> This is with Chrome (on mac) and Firefox (on mac)
>>> At the moment Console only works with linear VC:s (svn, cvs, etc), not with
>>> Git/Mercurial/Bzr.
>>> What VC are you using?
>> Perforce.
> I have no experience with that, so I don't even now how it represents
> revisions.

Perforce represents revisions with a positive sequential integer.
So this shouldn't be an issue.

I also found an issue where if the comment has a unicode character
which couldn't be encoded by encode('utf-8') it throws an exception
and bombs out. (line 704 in console.py). I may have a patch for that.

> The console view was created by Nicolas Sylvain, and it patched in an
> attempt (I'll call it that) to work with non-integer revs by Aviv Ben-Yosef.
> The potato seem to be a bit up in the air w.r.t non-integer rev
> vc-support at the moment. I haven't grasped how the console works yet,
> so I can't do much myself.
> Hopefully the console works for svn-users in 0.7.12, otherwise they
> ought to have shouted during the release process.


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