Remove pending builds from buildbot?

Jason Liu jasonliu at
Mon Dec 6 19:34:36 UTC 2021

Neither the revision nor the version numbers were changed in the Portfile
(in fact, no changes were made to the Portfile at all), only the new file
got added to the files/ folder. But builds got queued up on the buildbot
anyway after the PR got merged.

Adding the file to the port (PR #12976
<>) was only in
preparation for the PR that actually includes bugfixes (PR #13266
<>), which obviously
will change what is installed, and do indeed need builds to be rerun. I'm
trying to get the queued builds for PR #12976 removed from the builders.

Jason Liu

On Mon, Dec 6, 2021 at 2:02 PM Chris Jones <jonesc at> wrote:

> Hi,
> If the revision and version numbers have changed, because what is
> installed on disc has changed, then the builds need to be rerun, otherwise
> you are forcing the long builds on users, which is worse than tying up the
> buildbots for a while.
> Cheers Chris
> On 6 Dec 2021, at 6:10 pm, Jason Liu <jasonliu at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Would it be possible to remove the queued builds for my PR that was
> recently merged on the 10.13
> <> and
> 12_x86_64 <> watchers?
> That PR only added an auxiliary file, and really shouldn't be re-built.
> Since there's such a long queue on the 10.13 and 12 builders, I'm thinking
> that cancelling a fairly length build that isn't needed would help clear up
> the backlog a bit faster. If there's an easy way to cancel the build on all
> of the builders (not just 10.13 and 12), that would probably be even
> better. On the other hand, if cancelling the build would be a hassle, then
> don't worry about it.
> The commit is identified by the hash
> 14e7b489f630...
> (Jason Liu <jasonliu-- at>)
> --
> Jason Liu
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