[Buildbot-devel] override revision being checked out

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at v.igoro.us
Sat Nov 22 18:24:56 UTC 2014

Is your 'workdir' step checking out *from* ../merge-dir?  That might
be easiest with a basic shellcommand, yes.  But maybe I don't
understand what you're trying to do.


On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 6:27 AM, Vitali Lovich <vlovich at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I’m wondering how I override the revision that git checks out?
> The model I have set up is as follows:
> merge-dir: checkout destination branch, merge in requested revision (i.e. revision property)
> workdir: checkout merged result
> The problem I’m having is that the Git step of workdir still always checks out the original revision.
> I tried overriding ‘revision’ right before the Git step for workdir to no avail.  I tried setting got_revision,
> but it looked to be ignored.
> How do I go about having the Git step check out the revision I want instead of the revision it thinks I want?
> Is falling back to command-line git the only way?
> Thanks,
> Vitali
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