[Buildbot-devel] Continuous / repeated builds

Chris AtLee chris at atlee.ca
Tue Jul 13 12:28:02 UTC 2010

You could write a custom scheduler that subscribes to any builds that
it creates, and starts a new build once the previous one has finished.

On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 7:11 PM, Ian Zimmerman <itz at clustrix.com> wrote:
> I have a need that is extremely simple yet I haven't found any
> questions / answers about it on the list or in the manual.
> I just need to run a builder "all the time".  That is, dedicate a slave
> to the builder, and schedule a new build each time a build finishes.
> So far, I have always used some hacked up workaround involving cron
> etc.  The problems with these mostly have to do with what happens when
> buildbot dies or is stopped and restarted.  (I want the first build to
> start automatically after the start, the 2nd when the 1st finishes, and
> so on.)  Note also that the time to completion varies and cannot be
> predicted, so the periodic scheduler doesn't really fit.
> Any folk wisdom about this situation?
> i
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