[Buildbot-devel] Passing properties to dependent builders

Vasily vasslitvinov at pisem.net
Fri Sep 12 06:25:14 UTC 2014

Hi Elliot,

I guess you're using Trigger to start dependant builders. If that is true,
have a look at its documentation, especially the parameter named
"set_properties", which does exactly what you need - allows you to pass
some properties from triggering build to the tgriggered one.

12 сент. 2014 г. 8:16 пользователь "Mikhail Sobolev" <mss at mawhrin.net>

> Hi Elliot,
> On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 05:34:41PM -0700, Elliot Saba wrote:
> > Hello there, I have a buildbot setup for testing followed by uploading,
> and
> > I'd like the upload builders to have access to the properties setup by
> the
> > testing builders.
> When I read the first part of this sentence I thought ("one builder,
> several steps, build, then upload"), when I read the second part I got
> completely lost :)
> > As far as I can tell, properties are not automatically
> > passed probably because the dependency relationship is between
> > schedulers not builders, and I can therefore have an upstream
> > scheduler run multiple builders, each of which sets different values
> > for a certain property.  Which property a dependent scheduler passes
> > down to its builders would then be ill-defined.
> While this part gives a bit of insight into your configration, a bit
> more information how your build and testing builders are related would
> really be appreciated.  If for some reasons you can't share your set,
> maybe you could write a pseudo-setup that has essential links in it?
> > Is there some method for communicating values from one to the other
> > though?  This would be really useful, right now I'm writing out files
> > to `/tmp` which seems like a pretty ugly hack.
> This would only use if your builders are all running on the same
> machine.  Otherwise, be prepared for surprises.
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