[Buildbot-devel] Ignoring offline builders/slaves
mss at mawhrin.net
Tue Mar 10 18:33:53 UTC 2015
On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 09:32:00AM -0400, Jason Edgecombe wrote:
> We maintain a buildbot farm of volunteer slaves. A subset of the slaves
> use Gerrit as a changesource. Occasionally, one of the gerrit slaves is
> down, and can be down for hours until the slave admin can fix it. During
> the outage, gerrit changes are blocked from being built and receiving
> status updates on the builds. Is there a way to dynamically exclude the
> offline builders from the gerrit pool?
Could you please elaborate a bit? My understanding is that if a build slave is
down, it won't get any jobs, how gerrit changes get blocked?
> For reference, my buildbot config file is at
Thanks for the link. I'm looking at it now to see if I understand the problem
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