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5.14. Release Notes for Buildbot 0.9.0b2

The following are the release notes for Buildbot 0.9.0b2. Buildbot 0.9.0b2 was released on August, 2 2015.

5.14.1. Master

5.14.1.1. Features

  • Mercurial hook was updated and modernized. It is no longer necessary to fork. One can now extend PYTHONPATH via the hook configuration. Among others, it permits to use a buildbot virtualenv instead of installing buildbot in all the system. Added documentation inside the hook. Misc. clean-up and reorganization in order to make the code a bit more readable.
  • UI templates can now be customizable. You can provide html or jade overrides to the www plugins, to customize the UI
  • UI side bar is now fixed by default for large screens.

5.14.1.2. Fixes

  • Fix setup for missing www.hooks module
  • Fix setup to install only on recents version of pip (>=1.4). This prevents unexpected upgrade to nine from people who just use pip install -U buildbot
  • Fix a crash in the git hook.
  • Add checks to enforce slavenames are identifiers.

5.14.1.3. Deprecations, Removals, and Non-Compatible Changes

5.14.1.4. Changes for Developers

  • The BuilderConfig nextSlave keyword argument takes a callable. This callable now receives BuildRequest instance in its signature as 3rd parameter. For retro-compatibility, all callable taking only 2 parameters will still work.
  • Data api provides a way to query the build list per slave.
  • Data api provides a way to query some build properties in a build list.

5.14.2. Slave

  • buildbot-slave now requires Python 2.6

5.14.2.1. Features

  • Schedulers: the codebases parameter can now be specified in a simple list-of-strings form.

5.14.2.2. Fixes

  • Fix two race conditions in the integration tests

5.14.2.3. Deprecations, Removals, and Non-Compatible Changes

  • Providing Latent AWS EC2 credentials by the .ec2/aws_id file is deprecated: Use the standard .aws/credentials file, instead.

5.14.3. Details

For a more detailed description of the changes made in this version, see the git log itself:

git log v0.9.0b1..v0.9.0b2