Buildbot 1.0

Joshua Root jmr at
Tue Feb 20 03:49:40 UTC 2018

On 2018-2-20 14:43 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Feb 19, 2018, at 18:14, Joshua Root wrote:
>> On 2018-2-20 10:14 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> As far as I know there is no reason why we could not fix the random build order problem while staying on buildbot 0.8. We would just need to write the code to add an "order" integer to each spawned portbuilder, then write a function to return the lowest-ordered portbuilder object when deciding which one to start next.
>>> Getting the builds to spawn in the *correct* (dependency) order is a more involved task, but we've survived without it for this long already.
>> The more involved part is already written though, so once you have the
>> ability to start the builds in a particular order, making that order
>> dependency order should be straightforward.
> Oh? Where is it already written? Last I heard, Clemens said it was not written and would be complicated to write.

The old buildbot with MPAB did it.

- Josh

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