On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 12:08:52PM -0700, Trent Mick wrote: -> Thomas Heller wrote: -> >> Are there others that can provide a Windows buildbot? It would probably -> >> be good to have two -- and a WinXP one would be good. -> > -> > How much work is it to set one up, and to maintain it? Maybe I can offer an XP VMWare image. -> -> It has been a while since I set it up. Tim did so at about the same time -> and wrote down his steps to setup... but I can't find the reference to -> those instructions right now. -> -> I've found maintenance to be low -- just have to have to start a cmd -> shell and run the buildbot slave command. However, that may be because -> the box on which it is running isn't one I use regularly, so I don't -> have to worry about accidentally killing the process, frequent reboots -> or anything like that. -> -> I'll try to dig around and see what I can find for setup instructions.
It's mildly tricky to install, but very easy to set up a slave process; I have several.
I can offer an image, but what kills me is the maintenance. It's rarely a big deal -- reboot after some updates, install some startup scripts, etc. -- but when it *does* require an effort I hate it off because I dislike Windows so intensely ;). Not a good reason, I know, but...