[users at bb.net] Transferring Directories to worker

honas grael honasgraeymael at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 22:24:28 UTC 2016

Nope, for a whole bunch of reasons the VM(workers) are not allowed direct
access to the VCS repository network, and must remain isolated.

On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 11:20 PM, Bill Deegan <bill at baddogconsulting.com>

> Can you check out the files on the workers?
> -Bill
> On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 3:16 PM, honas grael <honasgraeymael at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> I seem to be in an awkward situation. My setup is essentially a host
>> machine(master) that can pull from our centralised version control
>> system(its not CVS, but some other vcs, that is not one of the many good
>> choices the buildbot supports out of the box). Using the command line
>> utility that comes with our centralised version control system I can pull
>> the branch I' interested in, and I'll get a local copy of all the files I
>> need on the host machine(master).
>> However to do a build I need to transfer all the files(directories) that
>> I have pulled to the worker, which is a VM that connects to the host
>> machine(master).
>> Once all the files and folders are transferred to the worker(vm) then I
>> can execute the rest of the build steps on the worker.
>> I have come across DirectoryUpload which transfers files from the
>> worker(in my case a vm) to the host.
>> But is there anyway to transfer files from the Host(master) to the
>> worker(vm)
>> Regards
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