[Twisted-Python] Process completion not detected on HP-UX (#608)

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Mon Jul 31 13:51:50 EDT 2006

On Mon, 31 Jul 2006 12:57:48 -0400, Jean-Paul Calderone <exarkun at divmod.com> wrote:

>>Pardon my ignorance, but what is a "buildbot" exactly--obviously  something 
>>that builds Twisted, but is it something I'd run myself, or  something that 
>>needs to be accessible from the Internet?  I could  help out in the short 
>>term, but I'm no HP-UX wiz; I'm only using it  for one particular project 
>>because that's the hardware they run it on  (to my dismay).
>It's the thing driving this page:
>  http://twistedmatrix.com/buildbot/
>It's how we can tell if Twisted works on various platforms or not.  Without
>a buildslave running on a particular platform, we have no way to keep track
>of whether changes being made are correct on that platform.

If you're interested in setting up a build slave, http://buildbot.sourceforge.net/README would be a good place to start: see the "setting up a build slave" section.

IIRC, you'll need some cooperation from our end as well but that should get you started.

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