[Buildbot-devel] Changing the master config dynamically

Mikhail Sobolev mss at mawhrin.net
Thu Oct 9 10:20:29 UTC 2014

Hi Karoly,

On Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 10:55:50PM +0200, Karoly Kamaras wrote:
> Thank you all for the quick replies.
Too quick, it seems :)

> @Mikhail, thanks, that was what i remembered just didn't find it. So this
> solution would allow me to run a build while updating another builder in
> the same configuration and start a new process while the original one
> finishes? In our case it would mean something like this: someone pushes a
> change, that starts building module A, and in the same team someone else
> updates the build steps of module B, and updates the config (our custom
> DSL) in their repo. By pushing it, it should reconfig the master so the new
> module B steps would be live, but the module A build would continue and
> finish without any issues.
Now, that I read about the problem, the answer is "I am not sure".

What I suggested is the way to make sure that the latest versions are
used for `buildbot reconfig`.  I am not sure whether the running builds
will continue to run etc.


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