[Buildbot-devel] Schedulers for multiple repositories.

Christian Huetter c_huetter at web.de
Tue Oct 11 07:15:29 UTC 2011


On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 04:27:41PM +0200, "Christian Hütter" wrote:
>>     Hello,
>>     I'm trying to configure buildbot to build two different source trees
>>     whenever they change. Until now, it worked great with one tree. I added a
>>     scheduler for the second mercurial repository, and whenever one repo
>>     changed, both trees were compiled, which is, of course, unintended - only
>>     the changed repo should be checked out and built. To this end, I tried both
>>     the category and branch settings, without any luck. I also searched for a
>>     solution to this (I would imagine rather common) problem in the
>>     documentation, but alas, no luck there either. Any hint would be greatly
>>     appreciated.
>>     With a .hgrc in the repo containing
>>     [hgbuildbot]
>>     master =...
>>     branch = foobar
>>     an exception is generated, with buildbot complaining that branchtype is not
>>     inrepo and branch is set (however, the exception is gerenated only for the
>>     scheduler corresponding to the branch...). With branchtype=inrepo added,
>>     buildbot doesn't seem react to a push at all. The same is the case with a
>>     (non-default) 'caterory'-setting, whether they are matching in the .hgrc
>>     and the master.cfg or not.
>>     Kind regards,
>>     Christian  

On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 10:19:54AM -0700, Amber Yust wrote:
> Have you taken a look at ChangeFilters?
> http://buildbot.net/buildbot/docs/current/manual/cfg-schedulers.html#
> change-filters
> ~Amber

Well, I have now ;-) Turns out that I read the documentation matching my
buildbot version, which, being part of the Debian stable release, was, erm,
*slightly* outdated (0.7.12). The buildbot upgrade worked like a charm, and the
change-filters do, too, so you made my day - thanks.

Kind regards,

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