[Buildbot-devel] try command options code questions

Doug Latornell djl at douglatornell.ca
Fri Apr 1 05:13:14 UTC 2011

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 12:37 AM, Dustin J. Mitchell <dustin at v.igoro.us> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 1:44 PM, Tom Prince <tom.prince at ualberta.net> wrote:
>>> It would return the command line or option file value of username or
>>> "try_username" as the default, wouldn't it? Or am I missing something?
>> I haven't checked the code, but your reasoning sound correct.
> You're both right.  This has been my "canary in the coal mine" to see
> if anyone's really using the try functionality.  Congratulations,
> you've discovered the dead canary!

So, essentially, you were trolling for maintainers.. :-)  We're not
supposed to feed the trolls, are we, but I guess I'll make an
exception in this case...

> This should be relatively easy to fix, and I'd love to have a patch
> for it.

I just sent a pull request.

> Even better, I'd love to have a name to put into
> MAINTAINERS.txt, for someone I can contact to tackle bugs, review
> patches, etc.

Yeah, okay, I'll sign up for that. But Tom is getting way deeper into
try than I am, so I'd be really happy if he'd agree to be a maintainer


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