[Buildbot-devel] Indication that a rebuild has been requested?

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Fri Oct 14 01:01:21 UTC 2011

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 5:53 PM, Dustin J. Mitchell <dustin at v.igoro.us> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 3:33 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
>> After one presses the 'rebuild' button on a failed
>> job, there is no way to tell whether the rebuild has
>> been queued.  Sure, the builder shows another job
>> in the queue, but the jobs aren't identified.
>> When you're riding herd on a bunch of flaky tests,
>> this can be annoying.  Ideally the job you pressed
>> 'rebuild' on would say 'Queued for rebuild, waiting for N other jobs
>> to finish first" or something...
> This is a little tricky, because we don't have a page that represents
> a build request.  You're probably safe to assume that, if the page
> doesn't give an error, your build has been scheduled.

That doesn't help the amnesiac who can't remember if
(or how many times) he has clicked that button.

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