[Buildbot-devel] Triggering dependent builds of unrelated SCM

Amber Yust ayust at yelp.com
Mon Oct 24 17:45:34 UTC 2011

The 'Trigger' step can be passed alwaysUseLatest=True to get the behavior
you want.


On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 10:02 AM, Bob Hood <bhood2 at comcast.net> wrote:

> **
> I've set up a Triggerable set of builders for a project that is dependent
> on the successful completion of a different build.  This build contains
> libraries that the secondary build requires, so it must build first, and
> then the secondary product can attempt to build afterward.
> Unfortunately, it looks like I cannot do this sort of cascading build,
> because the Triggerable type uses the same SCM revision from the first build
> in order to check out the SCM of the second.  These are two independent
> projects, at least independent in the fact that they are being managed by
> two separate entities in two separate SCM systems (the first is Subversion,
> the second is git).  They therefore have two different revisions.
> Can I somehow tell the Triggerable system to just do a "force build" or
> "build head" on the triggered lane instead of having it try to use the
> revision from the first build on the check-out of the second?  The
> documentation on this type of Scheduler in 0.8.3 suggests nothing.
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