[Buildbot-devel] Splitting slave from master

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at zmanda.com
Fri Jun 11 22:08:07 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 4:52 PM, Itamar O <itamarost at gmail.com> wrote:
> wait a sec - the buildbot master package will not include also buildbot-slave?
> I thought the goal was to allow slave-only installation with less dependencies,
> but it is very common that a master installation will also want a slave,
> and the master already contains everything (?) needed by slave,
> so why not have the "buildbot" package include both?

Because then you have two different distributions with the same code
and the same module names, which seems to be a bad idea.  It's not
difficult to install the extra distribution..


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