[Buildbot-devel] Splitting slave from master

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at zmanda.com
Fri Jun 11 20:51:50 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 3:16 PM, Greg Ward <greg at gerg.ca> wrote:
> That feels ... wrong.  There has already been a buildbot-0.8.0
> containing all that code with a particular package layout.  Releasing
> another 0.8.0 tarball with a different package structure feels very
> risky to me, even if the name on the tarball is different.

I was thinking about that, but the buildbot-slave-0.8.0 is the same
code, and thus the same bugs.  There's a lot of need for a package
like this, because I think that the necessity of installing extra
dependencies is holding a lot of folks back from upgrading their

I'm not sure I see a real problem here, nor much chance for confusion.
 And certainly after 0.8.1, any confusion will dissipate.


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