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Re: mailer.py on svn.collab.net

From: Daniel Berlin <dberlin_at_dberlin.org>
Date: 2006-06-05 05:19:10 CEST

Lieven Govaerts wrote:
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: C. Michael Pilato [mailto:cmpilato@collab.net]
>> Sent: donderdag 1 juni 2006 5:23
>
>> You *could* poll the server every half-hour to see if the
>> youngest revision has gone up, returning a zero exit status
>> if there's been a change since the last check, zero otherwise:
> [..]
>> So ... am I overlooking something really obvious here
>> (besides the fact that either of these suggestions move you
>> from a push-based system to a pull-based one)?
>>
> The entire goal of the buildbot is to give fast feedback on build or test
> issues, a system that only checks each half-hour for updates doesn't really
> serve the goal.

So, you know that CIA (which does all the work of parsing and tracking
commits) provides a service where you can register an xmlrpc procedure
for their server to call when it receives notification of some commit.
That takes all the work out of your side trying to figure out what is
going on and requiring you to get your hooks in.

See http://svn.navi.cx/misc/trunk/cia/tools/subscription_demo.py
for an example

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