[Buildbot-devel] Latent Slave code changes

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Mon May 10 23:37:08 UTC 2010

On 9 May, 09:15 pm, johnmcarr at me.com wrote:
>Hi guys,
>I'd like to make some changes to latent slaves to better support 
>starting virtual machines on demand. A working prototype of the changes 
>i'd like to make are here, but i'd like to clarify a few things. I dont 
>expect that this is ready to land.

I haven't looked at your code, so sorry if the answer to this question 
would have been obvious otherwise.  But.  Why isn't it sufficient to 
have the Deferred returned from start_instance (which already supports 
Deferred return values) just fire later, when some previous VMs have 
been shut down?


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