[Buildbot-devel] Expected behavior of bots when SIGHUP received?

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at v.igoro.us
Fri Sep 23 02:53:14 UTC 2011

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 9:17 AM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> I'm doing an utterly clean restart of the server from ground
> zero.  Probably overkill, but since my master and slaves are
> all totally created by scripts, it's the best way to debug the scripts.

FWIW, usually I've done this by setting the maxdelay to something
reasonable like 10s.

I'm not opposed to changing the behavior of SIGHUP.  SIGTERM is
definitely not the right thing for a graceful shutdown, though.
SIGUSR1 is a good option!

This will need to be loudly proclaimed in NEWS.


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