[Buildbot-devel] Triggered builds and git tags

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Thu Apr 18 15:52:15 UTC 2013

FWIW, I noticed that if you have two tags at the same commit,
'git describe' will pick one of the two at random.

But I don't think that's what was happening here, all the tags on this
tree are distinct.

Hopefully it was just a brain fart.

On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 4:59 PM, Dustin J. Mitchell <dustin at v.igoro.us> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 1:46 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
>> I'm using Triggers to daisy chain a build between mac, windows, and linux,
>> which is working great except for one thing: git tag skew.
>> I pushed a tag manually, then did a force build at the start of the
>> chain, and the new tag was not
>> visible on the last machine in the daisy chain.
>> Forcing the build a second time worked fine; this time the tag propagated.
>> Is there some 'it's been too soon to do a git pull' timer I should be adjusting?
>> My tree stable timer is already set to 60 seconds.
> The tag wasn't available in *git*?  That sounds like a problem -
> propagation delay? - with your git server.
> Dustin

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