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Manual Reference Pages  -  BUILDSLAVE (1)

NAME

buildslave - a tool for managing buildbot slave instances

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
     Commands
     Global options

SYNOPSIS

buildslave [ global options ] command [ command options ]

buildslave create-slave [ -q|--quiet ] [ -f|--force ] [ -r|--relocatable ] [ -n|--no-logrotate ] [ -k|--keepalive TIME ] [ --usepty {0|1} ] [ --umask UMASK ] [ -s|--log-size SIZE ] [ -l|--log-count COUNT ] [ --verbose ] PATH MASTER USERNAME PASSWORD

buildslave [ --verbose ] { start|stop|restart } [ PATH ]

buildslave [ --verbose ] { --help|--version }

buildslave command -h|--help

DESCRIPTION

The ‘buildslave’ command-line tool can be used to start or stop a buildslave or create a new buildslave instance.

OPTIONS

    Commands

create-slave
  Create and populate a directory for a new buildslave
start Start a buildslave
stop Stop a buildslave
restart
  Restart a buildslave

    Global options

-h|--help
  Print the list of available commands and global options. All subsequent commands are ignored.
--version
  Print twistd and buildslave version. All subsequent commands are ignored.
--verbose
  Verbose output.

    create-slave command options

-f|--force
  Re-use an existing directory.
-h|--help
  Show help for current command and exit. All subsequent commands are ignored.
-k|--keepalive
  Send keepalive requests to buildmaster every TIME seconds. Default value is 600 seconds.
-l|--log-count
  Limit the number of kept old twisted log files to COUNT. All files are kept by default.
-q|--quiet
  Do not emit the commands being run.
-r|--relocatable
  Create a relocatable buildbot.tac.
-n|--no-logrotate
  Do not permit buildslave rotate logs by itself.
-s|--log-size
  Set size at which twisted lof file is rotated to SIZE bytes. Default value is 1000000 bytes.
--umask Set umask for files created by buildslave. Default value is 077 which means only owner can access the files. See umask(2) for more details.
--usepty
  Set wether child processes should be run in a pty (0 means do not run in a pty). Default value is 0.
PATH Path to buildslave base directory.
MASTER Set the host and port of buildbot master to attach to in form HOST:PORT. This should be provided by buildmaster administrator.
USERNAME
  Buildslave name to connect with. This should be provided by buildmaster administrator.
PASSWORD
  Buildslave password to connect with. This should be provided by buildmaster administrator.

SEE ALSO

buildbot(1), umask(2),

The complete documentation is available in texinfo format. To use it, run info buildbot.

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Buildbot BUILDSLAVE (1) August 2010

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