#buildbot: weekly

Meeting started by djmitche at 16:59:55 UTC (full logs).

Meeting summary

  1. Introduction (djmitche, 17:00:04)
    1. http://bit.ly/2rup31x (djmitche, 17:00:09)

  2. Week in Review (djmitche, 17:01:45)
    1. lots of PRs; p12tic working on canStartBuild (djmitche, 17:04:33)
    2. November release coming soon (djmitche, 17:05:26)

  3. canStartBuild modifications and backward compatibility (djmitche, 17:08:01)
    1. canStartBuild is complex and involves some barely-documented customization points that make it difficult to modify (djmitche, 17:08:27)
    2. considering breaking those customization points (djmitche, 17:08:36)
    3. also considering combining canStartWithWorkerForBuilder and canStartBuild (djmitche, 17:08:52)

  4. CI instabilities (djmitche, 17:09:30)
    1. pylint fails sometimes (djmitche, 17:11:46)
    2. unit tests sometimes get provisioned on small Hyper instances and thus take a long time to run (djmitche, 17:12:04)
    3. some windows tests are flaky (and marked as such now) (djmitche, 17:13:23)
    4. and e2e tests are flaky just due to including everything (djmitche, 17:13:37)
    5. p12tic working on these issues (djmitche, 17:13:47)

  5. Removing slave-naming compatibility (djmitche, 17:16:10)
    1. AGREED: git rm -master/buildbot/worker_transition.py (tardyp, 17:21:11)
    2. AGREED: 0.8 slaves must still be able to connect (tardyp, 17:21:55)
    3. AGREED: 0.8 slaves must still be able to connect (tardyp, 17:22:01)

  6. Adding Discourse for Buildbot (djmitche, 17:24:46)
    1. Proposal is to add a discourse instance for Buildbot, and move dicussions from the mailing list to that service (djmitche, 17:25:08)
    2. https://payments.discourse.org/pricing (bdbaddog, 17:25:27)
    3. https://meta.discourse.org/t/discourse-doesnt-work-on-freebsd/30253 (tardyp, 17:27:11)
    4. skelly will look into the technical aspects (djmitche, 17:29:14)


Meeting ended at 17:30:12 UTC (full logs).

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People present (lines said)

  1. djmitche (66)
  2. tardyp (50)
  3. skelly (31)
  4. p12tic (10)
  5. bb-supy (5)
  6. bdbaddog (4)


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