Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Mon Nov 30 22:57:15 UTC 2015
Amar Takhar <verm at darkbeer.org>:
> 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 buildbot.ntpsec.org 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.
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