GSOC 2019 project: Improvements of Buildbot views (@ MacPorts)

Rajdeep Bharati rajdeepbharati13 at
Mon Jun 3 03:12:23 UTC 2019

Thank you for the clarification. I will update the old buildbot.


On Sun, Jun 2, 2019 at 10:16 PM Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at>

> On Jun 2, 2019, at 11:30, Rajdeep Bharati wrote:
> > One thing is that when I install the new py37-buildbot, the command that
> I get to use is `buildbot-3.7`.
> > What changes do I need to make in the port to use the command `buildbot`?
> As Rainer explained in
>, the ports should
> not be named with the "py-" prefix and should not be in the primary
> category "python". That's for Python modules that should be made available
> in multiple Python versions so that other ports can use them.
> But that's not what buildbot is. Buildbot is a program that we want to use
> for its own sake, so its port name should not begin with "py-" and it
> should be in a primary category that reflects its use. Look at the existing
> buildbot port. In fact, update that port instead of creating a new one.
> The python 1.0 portgroup adds the "-3.7" (or whatever version number)
> suffix for programs installed by Python module ports, since it assumes they
> will be provided in multiple Python versions and we don't want them to
> conflict. If the port name does not begin with "py-" the python portgroup
> won't do that. It can be overridden on a port by port basis but in this
> case the correct thing to do is to fix the name of the port.
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