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

Iustin Pop iustin at google.com
Mon Jul 19 08:27:49 UTC 2010

On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 21:03, Dustin J. Mitchell <dustin at zmanda.com> wrote:
> 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:
>  http://buildbot.net/trac/query?status=!closed&order=priority&keywords=~buildcoord

Ah, I see. Thanks for the response - I wasn't aware that the new
releases also have working multi-project/multi-repo support... I'll
dig some more when I have some free time.


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