[mapserver-dev] Configuring a buildbot autobuild SVN post-commit hook

Howard Butler hobu.inc at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 18:35:34 EDT 2008

done with help from Mateusz.


On Aug 23, 2008, at 5:40 PM, Tamas Szekeres wrote:

> Devs,
> It would be desirable to configure a post commit hook in SVN to
> trigger a new build at the buildbot after the commits. I think the
> current approach for GDAL could be taken over which looks something
> like:
> If a commit arrives, post-commit hook sends notification to GDAL
> buildbot. The buildbot starts timer and waits 120 secs.
> If new commit arrives within these 120 secs, the timer is reset for
> next 120 secs.
> If new commit does not arrive within this period, the buildbot  
> starts a
> build on the telascience-quick builder.
> Similar process run on *-full builders but the timer is set to 120
> minutes, in order to avoid server overloads. So, new builds start
> only if new commit does not arrive within 2 hours since last commit.
> Unfortunately I have no access to configure neither the GDAL nor the
> mapserver SVN at this level so I'd appreciate if someone with
> sufficient rights would help me out by setting this up for MapServer.
> I guess the script used by GDAL could be reused pretty much for
> MapServer as well.  If something needs to be modified for this purpose
> at the buildbot configuration I'll be ready to sort it out.
> Best regards,
> Tamas
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