[Mono-devel-list] Automated builds
Miguel de Icaza
miguel at ximian.com
Wed Mar 17 22:25:14 EST 2004
> ~ I've set up a buildbot (http://buildbot.sourceforge.net/) setup on
> my machine. Essentially, it's a scaled down tinderbox written in clean
> python. Up till now, I've set up automated builds for mono, mcs, xsp,
> gtk-sharp, and debugger. Right now, it wipes out the working
> directory, CVS updates, and builds on demand. It is possible to define
> as many worker machines as needed. The master server has the actual
> definitions of what commands get run on what worker. The workers
> execute them and report the status to the server. The master itself
> has very neat reporting capabilities (see
> http://twistedmatrix.com/buildbot/). Among other things, it is
> controllable over http as well as an IRC bot. When running a task, it
> is possible to see the commands executing in real time. It's overall
> very neat for doing regression testings on different configurations.
> The build tasks are written in python classes and its very easy to
> create your own (did mine in an afternoon).
If you have a reliable setup for building mcs/mono, I would love to
host these things in some host of ours, so we can build everything, and
run the various tests on various platforms continuously.
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