[Buildbot-devel] required fields forcing a build

Pierre Tardy tardyp at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 19:30:21 UTC 2011

On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 9:27 AM, Harry Borkhuis <harry at aeteurope.nl> wrote:
> Pierre,
> In your proposal you use the method addBuildsetForLatest, but this method
> does not have the parameter 'revision' which probably is by design
> ('forLatest'). So you cannot force a specific revision.
Yeah, that make sense...

> Only in case of changeids a specific revision can be specified. But I do not
> understand how to pass changeids to a force build. Where do the changeids
> come from?
You can inherit them from another build using InheritBuildParameter.
In my own conf, I also have a customized parameter that creates
changeids from an user input (a list of gerrit change URLs like


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