[Buildbot-devel] Buildbot 0.8.6p1 not giving me "Force Build"

Richard Offer richard at whitequeen.com
Mon Apr 30 01:12:01 UTC 2012

[newbie so this might be obvious]

I also had to log in (using the auth.Authz settings) to get the force build button to appear.


On Apr 29, 2012, at 6:08 PM, Georges Racinet wrote:

> Hello, list
> On 04/30/2012 02:45 AM, Bob Hood wrote:
>> I've updated my 0.8.3 Buildbot system to the current release (0.8.6p1). 
> (...)
>> When I start the master, and then start the slave, I'm not being given the
>> option to "Force Build" on any of the slaves.  All it allows is "Ping".  Any
>> reason why I should be seeing this?  I suspect there's something in my
>> master.cfg that is causing this issue, but there's nothing in the log to
>> indicate any issues.
>> Anybody else run into this when updating to 0.8.6?
> Hi, as far as I know, this is a new feature of 0.8.6.
> In short, you must now create ForceSchedulers for force builds.
> This actually gives you much more control, including the ability to
> tailor the form to what make sense for your builds (custom properties,
> etc.) and of course which Builders can be force-builded.
> The current master.cfg.sample has an example, see also
> http://buildbot.net/buildbot/docs/0.8.6/manual/cfg-schedulers.html#forcescheduler-scheduler
> Regards,

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