Thanks for the heads-up, Craig! The REST API might be nice to have and the provider support may be rather useful in increasing OS configuration coverage or guaranteed slave stability if the PSF was willing to pay for some machine time.

On Wed, 20 Sep 2017 at 10:59 Craig Rodrigues <> wrote:
I initiated discussion about moving to using Buildbot 9
and Python 3:

Folks involved with core-workflow may want to monitor that thread, because
I believe it has implications on core developer workflow for Python.
Luckily, I think the implications are good. :)

Some of the implications I can think of include:

- buildbot 9 runs on Python 3, whereas the current buildbot 8 does not (and never will)
- buildbot 9 exposes a REST API with queryable endpoints
- buildbot 9 has better integration with GitHub pull requests, as can be seen here:
- buildbot 9 has better support for Docker, and providers who work with containers such as

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