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Extending the Buildbot/Archive

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Bonsai Polling Bonsai can list recent changes in an easily parseable XML format. A new ChangeSource needs to be implemented to poll Bonsai for changes and start a build after the tree is stable. Done New patch has been applied to the trunk. This task is complete.


September 2006

Sept. 19, 2006

  • Reading code related to the Waterfall display in regrads to build commenting.

Sept. 25, 2006

Sept. 25, 2006

  • Spoke to shaver on the phone about the idea of having buildbot pump build event notifications to Joga as a way of showing the potential. We need to think about how best to achieve this, whether through RSS or some more lightweight format.

Sept. 27, 2006

Sept. 30, 2006

  • Started porting Tinderbox build commenting code. Looks like it won't be a huge task :).

October 2006

22:42, 1 October 2006 (EDT)

  • Bigger task than I thought. I'm having trouble adding a 'notes' log upon instantiation of a status.Build. Will look into it more tomorrow.

11:54, 3 October 2006 (EDT)

  • I thought I found a solution to the notes issue, but it's a dead end. I can't just add a notes log whenever a new build is added. raWr. I'm going to look at creating a status.BuildNotes and status.NotesBox.

14:16, 9 October 2006 (EDT)

  • BuildNotes and NotesBox was a dead end.
  • I discussed build commenting with Brian on the Buildbot mailing list. The appropriate place for this is in IBuildStatus. He'd like it implemented as a "Build Property". Looking at it now, it seems _extremely_ simple. It will not be added as a log, but appending it to the logs is trivial.

17:55, 11 October 2006 (EDT)

  • Much progress has been made! Build commenting is almost completely implemented now. Small UI changes and a few things to the main Waterfall page have to be done. I'm having a bit of trouble saving the comments, I'm not sure what to do about that yet. It seems like a bug but I can't be sure. I will probably submit the patch with that note and see what Brian says about it.

01:50, 13 October 2006 (EDT)

  • My patch has been submitted. Now I wait and see how repulsed Brian is ;)

00:25, 18 October 2006 (EDT)

  • First reactions from Brian are good. I need to add an option to the Waterfall display to enable/disable comments. Should be easy! (Why do I keep saying that?)

11:16, 19 October 2006 (EDT)

  • I couldn't sleep so I implemented the Waterfall comments option. Woooo, it really was as easy as I thought it would be.

13:25, 23 October 2006 (EDT)

  • I created Currently it tests to make sure bz2 and gzip compression works fine. There is probably more to test but I can't think of anything else right now.

22:38, 26 October 2006 (EDT)

  • Started writing Bonsai test cases today, having some trouble. I have a feeling this would have been much easier if I wrote the test cases _first_

00:23, 31 October 2006 (EST)

  • I finally got a working test case written for the BonsaiPoller. Lot's of silly mistakes were made on my first attempt. Writing more should not be very difficult now. But first....sleep!