PARSE clocks.

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Mon Nov 30 22:57:15 UTC 2015

Amar Takhar <verm at>:
> On 2015-11-30 16:12 -0500, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> > 
> > Wait. Maybe we're talking about different things.  How could 'waf builders' get
> > a list of non-broken builds without querying the buildbot state real-time?
> It's a JSON API.  It would connect out to and get the JSON 
> list and pretty-print it to the console.

Right, that sort of thing is easy and fun to write in Python.

It doesn't belong glommed together with the build system, though - completely
different set of concerns. Call it 'buildbot' and throw it in devel/?  We
might want to add more query functions for it later.

Unit tests need to come first, though.
		<a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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