[Buildbot-devel] Question about ticket #101 and the Dependent scheduler

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at zmanda.com
Sun Jul 18 19:03:08 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 9:45 AM, Iustin Pop <iustin at google.com> wrote:
> FWIW, the reason I'm interested in the Dependent scheduler is that it
> waits for all of the builds of the watched scheduler, whereas the
> Triggerable one will be triggered once for each of a scheduler's builds.

This has been an underdeveloped area of Buidlbot - how to coordinate
amongst multiple, related builds.  Dependent and Triggerable both
solve this problem in fairly degenerate ways.  There are some pretty
clear solutions for a single project/repository, but now that we have
multiple project and repository support, there are a lot more
possibilities that we need to consider.  This has a keyword on trac,
although not much has happened recently:


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