[Buildbot-devel] Dead job permanently yellow?

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Fri Mar 20 18:04:58 UTC 2015

On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:44 AM, Ladyofthe Maple
<dianemaple76 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 0.8.8 added the "--clean" option to the restart.  Which when added tells the
> master to not start any new builds and once the current builds are finished,
> restart.  It also works with stop.
> This cleared up / worked around / prevented most of the issues.
> The other thing is I have a few hundred builds on a master and about a
> hundred on two others.  I had to add the sqlite flag to serialize access to
> the DB file or the master checking slave states while a web refresh was
> being done would get the master in a weird state.  It looked like a
> deadlock.  Basically since multiple sqlite queries are needed per action
> they would interleave and eventually to the point where the web browser
> would timeout before the master had all of the data to display and the
> slaves would sometimes just stop working.

Thanks for reminding me about the new --clean option, and the
tip about serialize_access (though I don't think I've seen that problem yet).
- Dan

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