[Buildbot-devel] custom buildstem

Philippe McLean philippe.mclean at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 19:01:16 UTC 2011

I have also found that, interruptions in your buildbot service will be
PERCEIVED by developers as problems with buildbot. Developers need to have
confidence in the CI framework, this is especially important in
organizations with a less mature development and QA process.

On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 11:58 AM, Philippe McLean <philippe.mclean at gmail.com
> wrote:

> i listed a few practices previously, without getting into the lengthy
> motivations
> in terms of BB as a framework, and how it operates as a distributed job
> execution and reporting framework, and the role of a release engineer/ QA
> test engineer in a software team, then we want to
> - empower developers to write reliable test automation, and not make
> master.cfg central point of contention
> - separate mechanisms of test code from policies of branch management
> - find bugs in our product, as early as possible, and not be hunting for
> them in the build scripts
> On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 11:41 AM, Dustin J. Mitchell <dustin at v.igoro.us>wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 12:22 PM, Philippe McLean
>> <philippe.mclean at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I think there is a pattern in here... it seems a bit like MVC
>> This seems to be a *big* sticking point for release engineers
>> everywhere.  If you can identify some best practices or patterns,
>> let's get them in the manual!
>> Dustin
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