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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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Taking a swing at database entry with Pylons

Catlee answered the secondary questions I had concerning bug 793989 and clarified a bunch of things. For phase 1, I am going to implement the functionality at /self-serve/{branch}/builders/{buildername} that simply allows a user to construct their own POST message complete

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Waiting for answers, breaking into Bug 931580

I am still waiting for some answers from catlee pertaining to how to properly construct a buildrequest and what tables to fill in and where. In the meantime, I have started breaking into bug 931580. I am looking through the

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Building context for submitting a buildrequest

I spent a large portion of the day Thursday attempting to build context for submitting a buildrequest. This search brought up more questions which I submitted to catlee Friday. More information in the next post!

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Lots of new information pertaining to Bug 793989

So catlee was able to get back to be yesterday… super fast! The information that I was able to gain from this pertains to the partial patch that catlee already wrote for the changes needed to buildapi for bug 793989.

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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.