[Buildbot-devel] Should Try_Userpass interact well with MailNotifier in buildbot 0.8.4p2?

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Sun Aug 14 12:37:12 UTC 2011

On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 5:26 AM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
>>> How do buildbot developers run it without installing?
>> In a virtualenv.  Set up the virtualenv and run
>>  pip install -emaster -eslave
> That fails with
> --editable=master should be formatted with svn+URL, git+URL, hg+URL or bzr+URL

Aha.  You have to be in the top of the git tree, since -emaster refers to the
master subdirectory.

> But is there really no way to run from the source directory without
> doing any kind of install (even a rootless one)?
> Doesn't having to do an install after every change slow down the
> edit/test cycle?

Not much, evidently.  Rerunning pip install -emaster takes less than a second.


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