[Buildbot-devel] GitPoller fixes in 0.8.3p1

Matisse Enzer menzer at apple.com
Thu Jan 13 18:12:22 UTC 2011

On Jan 13, 2011, at 9:58 AM, Dustin J. Mitchell wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 11:56 AM, Matisse Enzer <menzer at apple.com> wrote:
>> Is the requirement for a fully qualified path for workdir new in 0.8.3p1? I had been using the relative path in the past successfully (so if I set workdir to 'foo' buildmaster would create and use a 'foo' directory at the top level of the buildmaster directory - right next to master.cfg.)
> Apparently - it wasn't intentional, although there's no explicit
> support for relative workdirs.  I think it happened to work before,
> but that the new initialization code doesn't support it.
> I just filed a bug to make it work in 0.8.4.  Sorry about that!

Gotcha, that's what i get for relying upon an undocumented feature ;-)

Oh by the way, didn't the waterfall used to show restarts? It would be cool if it showed restarts and the old/new version of buildbot, that would make upgrade-induced failures easier to find.


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