[Buildbot-devel] failed msbuild steps not halting the build?

Stephen Davis buildbot at soundgeek.org
Thu Aug 14 14:16:57 UTC 2014

On Aug 14, 2014, at 1:09 AM, Jérôme Laheurte <jerome at jeromelaheurte.net> wrote:

> Le 13 août 2014 à 21:19, Stephen Davis <buildbot at soundgeek.org> a écrit :
>> buildbot 0.8.8
>> I have some Msbuild steps which don't seem to halt the build when they fail.  According to my reading of the source, haltOnFailure = True for all ShellCommand-derived classes and I don't see it getting overridden anywhere in the Msbuild class hierarchy (possibly missed of course).
>> Is anyone familiar with those classes and knows whether or not this is somehow expected or where to look to see where things are going wrong?  I'm just a user of buildbot so debugging its internals is not my forté.
> I’m pretty sure the default is False; that’s how it behaves for me and that’s what I see in the API reference (inherited from BuildStep).
> Cheers
> Jérôme

Dangit, you're right.  MasterShellCommand defaults to True but BuildStep defaults to False.  I misread the results of my search through the sources and confused MasterShellCommand with ShellCommand.


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