[Buildbot-devel] [status/web/waterfall.py] rfc: Allow filtering of categories by regular expression

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at v.igoro.us
Thu Jan 3 03:05:11 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 5:49 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> I've been encoding platform name and project name in
> the builder category, and needed a way to slice the
> waterfall either by project or platform, so I added a
> two-line hack to allow filtering categories by regular expression.

I think we'll need more of these sorts of filtering expressions in the
future.  The REST API in nine will have a general filtering mechanism
which dashboard views like waterfall and console can use to select
only the desired builds.

> Here's a somewhat cleaned up version of my hack.
> Does this sound like a feature buildbot would want?

I don't see why not, with the caveat that the implementation will be
going away in nine.


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