[Buildbot-devel] Standard practice with projects that try to modify .. ?

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Tue Sep 25 18:37:51 UTC 2012

Hi ho.  This may be an FAQ, but:

As far as I know, Buildbot puts the source in a 'build' subdirectory,
and expects the darn project to not modify anything
outside of that directory.

What's the standard practice for dealing with projects that
expect to be able to put files in .. ?

e.g. when doing  "debuild" in the top of a source tree to build Debian
packages, the .deb's end up in the parent directory.

Do people do things like set workdir of the BuildFactory to

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