On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 7:28 AM, Benjamin Peterson <benjamin@python.org> wrote:
2013/9/26 Eli Bendersky <eliben@gmail.com>:
> Hi All,
> Earlier this morning I had a slight tackle with a couple of the 3.4 bots
> (sorry everyone!). I fixed some problems in asdl.py -
> http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/21d46e3ae60c - and used the 'with'
> statement. Some bots don't have Python 2.6+ and couldn't bootstrap
> Python-ast.h/c
> Two questions:
> * Should I always check-in Python-ast.h and Python-ast.c when I touch asdl*
> ? The generated files are unchanged, it's only the timestamp that changed.
> * Can we, in theory, use new Pythons for asdl* code, because Python-ast.*
> are, in fact, checked in so they don't have to be rebuilt by the bots or
> users?

We should have the buildbots run "make touch", so they don't need to
run asdl_c.py.

How should we go about doing this? I don't think we have it documented in the devguide how to tweak the buildbot scripts?