[devel at bb.net] ticket 2887 & 3270

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at v.igoro.us
Wed Apr 6 13:57:17 UTC 2016

On Wed, Apr 6, 2016 at 5:05 AM, Edmund Wong <ewongbb at pw-wspx.org> wrote:

> I've taken a look at the list of possible events and am
> not sure which ones Buildbot (wrt ticket 2887) would
> care about (well aside for the 'create' branch/tag,
> which buildbot should try to do a build on the
> created branch).

I'd way we should expose all of them, and let users pick the things they're
interested in.

> As for ticket 3270, I'm somewhat confused (probably because
> my understanding is still lacking).  With the github
> pull_request handler in the github hook, wouldn't buildbot
> already be set to test the pull requests?

Yes, but that's not enough.  As someone with a buildbot worker in my
basement, I don't want anyone on github to be able to run code on that
worker.  I trust the Buildbot committers enough to test code after it has
been reviewed, but not before.  So Buildbot needs some way to "approve" a
pull request for buliding.

It also needs some way to report the status of that back to the github pull
request -- there's really no point in building it if nobody sees the

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