[Python-Dev] PandaBoard, Raspberry Pi coming to Buildbot fleet

Trent Nelson trent at snakebite.org
Thu Dec 20 19:47:17 CET 2012

On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 10:10:45AM -0800, Benjamin Peterson wrote:
> 2012/12/20 Eli Bendersky <eliben at gmail.com>:
> > On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 9:33 AM, Brian Curtin <brian at python.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> Last week in Raymond's dictionary thread, the topic of ARM came up,
> >> along with the relative lack of build slave coverage. Today Trent
> >> Nelson received the PandaBoard purchased by the PSF, and a Raspberry
> >> Pi should be coming shortly as well.
> >>
> >> http://blog.python.org/2012/12/pandaboard-raspberry-pi-coming-to.html
> >>
> >> Thanks to the PSF for purchasing and thanks to Trent for offering to
> >> host them in Snakebite!
> >> __________________________
> >
> >
> >  That's good news. A related question about Snakebite, though. Maybe I
> > missed something obvious, but is there an overview of how the core devs can
> > use it? In particular, I'd want to know if Snakebite runs Python's tests
> > regularly - and if it does, how can I see the status. How do I know if any
> > commit of mine broke some host Snakebite has? How can I SSH to that host in
> > order to reproduce and fix the problem? Some sort of a blog post about this,
> > at least, would be very helpful for me and possibly other developers as
> > well.
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2012-September/121651.html
> Presumably that should go somewhere more permanent.

    Indeed, I'm going to carve out some time over the Christmas/NY break
    to work on this.  There should really be a "Developer's Guide" that
    explains how to get the most out of the network.


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