Buildbot no longer supports Python 2.7 on the Buildbot master.

5.6. Release Notes for Buildbot 0.9.0rc1

The following are the release notes for Buildbot 0.9.0rc1.

See Upgrading from Buildbot 0.8.x for a guide to upgrading from 0.8.x to 0.9.x

5.6.1. Master Features

  • new HipchatStatusPush to report build results to Hipchat.
  • new steps for Visual Studio 2015 (VS2015, VC14, and MsBuild14).
  • The P4 step now obfuscates the password in status logs.
  • Added support for specifying the depth of a shallow clone in Git.
  • OpenStackLatentWorker now uses a single novaclient instance to not require re-authentication when starting or stopping instances.
  • The dist parameter in RpmBuild is now renderable.
  • new BitbucketStatusPush to report build results to a Bitbucket Cloud repository. Fixes

  • GerritStatusPush now includes build properties in the startCB and reviewCB functions. startCB now must return a dictionary.
  • Fix TypeError exception with HgPoller if usetimestamps=False is used (bug #3562)
  • Fix recovery upon master unclean kill or crash (bug #3564)
  • sqlite access is serialized in order to improve stability (bug #3565)
  • Docker latent worker has been fixed (bug #3571) Changes for Developers Features Fixes Deprecations, Removals, and Non-Compatible Changes

  • Support for python 2.6 was dropped from the master.
  • public_html directory is not created anymore in buildbot create-master (it’s not used for some time already). Documentation was updated with suggestions to use third party web server for serving static file.
  • usePTY default value has been changed from slave-config to None (use of slave-config will still work).
  • GithubStatusPush reporter was renamed to GitHubStatusPush.

5.6.2. Worker Deprecations, Removals, and Non-Compatible Changes

  • The buildbot-slave package has finished being renamed to buildbot-worker.

5.6.3. Worker Fixes

  • runGlob() uses the correct remote protocol for both CommandMixin and ComposititeStepMixin.
  • Rename glob() to runGlob() in CommandMixin Changes for Developers

  • EC2 Latent Worker upgraded from boto2 to boto3. Deprecations, Removals, and Non-Compatible Changes

  • Worker commands version bumped to 3.0.
  • Master/worker protocol has been changed:
    • slave_commands key in worker information was renamed to worker_commands.
    • getSlaveInfo remote method was renamed to getWorkerInfo.
    • slave-config value of usePTY is not supported anymore.
    • slavesrc command argument was renamed to workersrc in uploadFile and uploadDirectory commands.
    • slavedest command argument was renamed to workerdest in downloadFile command.
    • Previously deprecated WorkerForBuilder.remote_shutdown() remote command has been removed.

5.6.4. Details

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

git log v0.9.0b9..v0.9.0rc1

Note that Buildbot-0.8.11 was never released.