[Buildbot-devel] Notification on SVN Polling error

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at v.igoro.us
Thu Apr 5 03:41:35 UTC 2012

On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 1:38 PM, Jarod McBride <jmcbride at apple.com> wrote:
> I was wondering if there is a way for BuildBot to notify or throw an error on the waterfall when the SVN poller is giving an error.  We had an instance where one of our repos changed and caused the buildbot to stop connecting but we didn't realize it until much later.  Is there a way for BuildBot to be more proactive on these kinds of errors?

There's no facility to communicate general system errors to the waterfall, no.

The metrics system has an "alert" facility that could certainly be
adapted to this purpose.


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