[Buildbot-devel] Merge requests troubleshooting

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at v.igoro.us
Fri Jul 12 20:00:58 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 1:52 PM, Ludovic Chabant <ludovic at chabant.com> wrote:
> Is that possible at all with buildbot? Is there another way to achieve the
> same goal? Is this stupid?

You should be able to accomplish that with max_builds, which will
entirely prevent Buildbot from starting a build until the slave is
ready (and thus allow the pending build request to be merged).

IIRC, in 0.8.7, locks do not prevent a build from starting.  That's
been fixed in master.


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