[Buildbot-devel] messageFormatter to grab logs from the waterfall page, and how to add on the waterfall page a link to a zip file on the slave.

shiny knight theshinyknight at me.com
Tue Feb 12 04:39:45 UTC 2013

Terrific, that's really useful

Thanks a lot for sharing your approach!

On Feb 11, 2013, at 9:08 AM, Dan Kegel wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 11:42 PM, shiny knight <theshinyknight at me.com> wrote:
>> It sounds similar to what I want to do....All that I need is to tell the buildbot to show a link on a specific step, but so far I was not successful...that's why I was thinking that maybe there was a correct way to do so in the buildbot.
>> After all I could always put a link to a regular html page with the links to download the library; but was nicer to have the link right in the step that build the library.
> Right, that's what I do.
>> What syntax did you used to put the link to the upload dir ?
> Here it is again, with a little more (ugly) detail.  I save all the
> build artifacts under a
> subdirectory named for the builder and build number, like this:
> class LinkedShellCommand(ShellCommand):
>    """A shell command that adds a URL to the build resuilts."""
>    def __init__(self,**kwargs):
>         ShellCommand.__init__(self,**kwargs)
>    def createSummary(self,log):
>         # FIXME: make this configurable
>         rooturl = "http://buildhost3/repobot"
>         buildername = self.getProperty("buildername")
>         buildnumber = self.getProperty("buildnumber")
>         artifact_url = "%s/builds/%s/%d/" % (rooturl, buildername, buildnumber)
>         self.addURL("artifacts", artifact_url)
> ...
>    factory.addStep(ShellCommand(command=['/bin/sh', '-c',
> WithProperties('echo %s/%s | tee ../bs-artifactsubdir', 'buildername',
> 'buildnumber')], description="Save build ID"))
> ...
>    factory.addStep(LinkedShellCommand(command=["upload.sh"])
> where upload.sh is a script that does something like
>    root_of_all_evil=/home/buildbot/var/repobot
>    bs_upload_user=buildbot
>    bs_upload_host=buildshot3
>    bs_artifactsubdir=`cat ../bs-artifactsubdir`
>    builds_dest=$root_of_all_evil/builds/$bs_artifactsubdir
>    ssh -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no $bs_upload_user@$bs_upload_host
> "rm -rf $builds_dest; mkdir -p $builds_dest"
>    scp -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no -p *.deb
> $bs_upload_user@${bs_upload_host}:$builds_dest
> and, on buildhost3, /var/www/repobot is a symlink to /home/buildbot/var/repobot,
> and apache is configured to expose /var/www as http://buildhost3.
> Does that cover it?
> - Dan
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