[Buildbot-devel] GitPoller against kernel sources hangs with 0.8.3p1

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at v.igoro.us
Sun Jan 16 19:29:50 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 9:06 AM, brainstorm <braincode at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can you please try with this repo URL ?:
> git://gitorious.org/~brainstorm/efikamx/efika-kernel.git
> With "copy" modifier it generates a ".git" repo under "runtests/source/":

I assume you mean mode="copy", which is an argument to the Git *step*,
not the GitPoller.

> buildbot/runtests# du -hs source/.git/
> 608M    source/.git/
> Should'nt it create "source/efika-kernel" dir instead like the plain
> "git clone" command does ?. Afterwards, it hangs midway when ~600MB of
> repo contents have been downloaded. Using the interactive git, the
> cloned repository is 914MB in size.

It's hard to say without seeing your configuration.

> Then, it times out (1200 seconds) and fails, so no successive commands
> are executed :-/

There is a timeout agument (that was undocumented until about 15
seconds ago) to the Git step that you can use to increase this.


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