[Buildbot-devel] Recovering from having wrong git installed on cygwin

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at v.igoro.us
Sun Dec 9 04:49:59 UTC 2012

On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 11:48 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 8:42 PM, Dustin J. Mitchell <dustin at v.igoro.us> wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 12:57 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
>>> Restarting the master seems to have helped this time, whew.
>> That's very odd, if things were going wrong on the slave.
> It makes me wonder if there's also a bug in how the master tracks the
> state of the slave.
>> You're not running the master on Cygwin, right?  That's not supported..
> No, the master's on Ubuntu 12.04.  (The master doesn't
> work at all on Cygwin at the moment, it craps out on startup.)

Yeah, it flat-out doesn't work on Cygwin, hence not supporting it there ;)

I assume you had tried restarting the slave, to no avail?


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