[Buildbot-devel] buildbot master fragile with respect to outgoing smtp?
Dustin J. Mitchell
dustin at v.igoro.us
Sun Aug 21 18:44:21 UTC 2011
On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 1:41 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> Is it really intended for buildbot masters to fall over dead if they
> can't reach the outgoing smtp server? I guess this is
> reasonable behavior, since the smtp class that buildbot
> uses probably doesn't have its own outgoing queue,
> but it was still a bit of a surprise.
It shouldn't fall over dead, but yes, it is expected that the mail
will be lost - Buildbot does not do any client-side queueing.
We've run into this at Mozilla, too. The fix is to run a local MTA
that can do queueing.
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