[csw-maintainers] Buildbot

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Wed Aug 5 11:21:35 CEST 2009

Peter Bonivart <bonivart at opencsw.org> writes:

> On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 10:25 AM, Maciej (Matchek)
> Blizinski<maciej at opencsw.org> wrote:
>> Going back to the topic of buildbot, I think there's consensus that we
>> can and should have a common interface to package builds. I've updated
>> the draft document at http://wiki.opencsw.org/buildbot to reflect
>> that.
> I doubt that defining an API for non-GAR is going to make any
> difference. Those not using GAR probably does so because they have
> invested heavily in their own methods of doing stuff. The problem is
> probably not GAR itself but getting them to do extra work when their
> current method works. If they could/wanted to spend time doing
> something different I think they could convert directly to GAR
> instead. This is based on what I thought before starting to use GAR
> myself and also why I still have one package not converted.

This contains a great part of the truth. Although I wouldn't advance my
self to give a proportion... I doctor numbers at most once a month...

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