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Triggering of Arbitrary builds/tests is now possible!

Bug 793989 requests the ability of buildapi's self-serve to be able to request arbitrary builds/tests on a given push, and this is now possible! If you are interested in triggering an arbitrary build/test you can start with this simple python

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Docs, MySQL Dumps, Buildbot Recap

It's been a few days since my last update, so here it is! I finished writing up the docs addition for setting up a local buildbot instance Ran a manual table-by-table mysql dump on my local snapshots of statusdb and

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Buildbot is up and running!

Buildbot is now up and running on my local Mac! Picking up from where I left off in my previous post, this is what was necessary to make this happen: Firstly, attempting to run 'make checkconfig' from ~/Buildbot/buildbot/ was completely

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Setting Up a Development Master

Setting up buildbot on my local Mac has proved to be more difficult than I first realized. hwine has helped me out by modifying and sharing a script that helps to setup a new buildbot project called new-project.sh, and combining

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Yearning for Nosetests

I have begun writing unit tests using the python module unittests. This is not ideal because nosetests is a built in unit testing framework with pylons that does fancy things like making the mocking of internal app attributes much more

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Making Progress

With my last post I made sure that my development environment was finally in working order and I could begin developing the patch needed for bug 793989. So, I've delved back into the partial patch that catlee has already written,

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Selfserve-Agent.py

So after the successes with getting RabbitMQ up and running, there was at least one more thing to be solved before buildapi was really truly entering buildrequests into the schedulerdb. Once I had rabbitmq up and running, it seemed as

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RabbitMQ Deux: SUCCESS!

I spoke with catlee today to see if he could send over a copy of the scripts that he used to setup buildapi as a user on rabbitmq, and he did. Coop warned that there may be some finicky issues

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RabbitMQ

I received an email back from ccop today and it sounds like he was getting similar exceptions to what I was, when trying to submit a build. He said that catlee helped him to install and integrate RabbitMQ with buildapi

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Rock < Me < Hardplace

Bug 793989: It's been a few days since my last update, but here is the gist. I am still chasing the issue I mentioned before. It doesn't look like I am able to run any controller function that ends up

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About Me

The more I write software, the more I realize what drives me and sustains my interest in this profession; and it's the people. Writing software someone is going to directly benefit from is as exciting as any job that I can think of. My goals are to work with a company that isn't just holding the line, but is pushing the edge of what is out there. I seek to make an impact on my community and my planet, in a positive and uplifting way through the power of software.