[Buildbot-devel] How do you stop a build that isn't there?

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Wed Oct 8 22:53:01 UTC 2014

... and now I'm stuck.  The ghost build is not progressing.

I guess I could rename the buildslave?

On Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 12:24 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> This happened again today.  It's rather distressing.
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 2:32 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
>> Odd problem with v0.8.8-1082-g1554b09 master / buildbot-0.8.7 slave:
>> On my buildbot at the moment, there are several builds which
>> both do and don't exist.  Their status color is white; their build page shows
>> a step running, but no 'Stop Build' button even though I'm logged in.
>> It's a real job, yet I can't stop it.
>> I restarted the master recently, and when I did, a build (number N)
>> that was in progress
>> vanished from the waterfall.  Maybe the ghost job is the new build N, who knows.
>> This is repeatable in the sense that I just restarted masters and slave,
>> and the ghost job got restarted, still in ghost state.
>> I guess I need to let it finish, since I can't kill it... it's not a
>> zombie, it's more like a polterjob!

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