[webkit-dev] Build Slave Shutdown

William Siegrist wsiegrist at apple.com
Thu Dec 16 14:39:04 PST 2010

Forced builds are still enabled. But you normally shutdown slaves you do not have shell access to? 


On Dec 16, 2010, at 11:50 AM, Adam Barth wrote:

> I've used the shutdown/restart functionality before to try to unwedge
> a broken bot.  The most useful feature, though, is the force build
> feature, which I use occasionally late at night when the tree is quiet
> to probe for flakiness.
> Adam
> On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 9:05 AM, William Siegrist <wsiegrist at apple.com> wrote:
>> Our buildbot allows for anonymous people to trigger things on the slaves,
>> and it is like this on purpose for ease of use. However, that means it is
>> possible for a malicious person to do things like shutdown all of the
>> slaves. That is what happened last night around 10:30pm PST, from
>>, and that is why the slaves are offline.
>> If you own a build slave that is shutdown, you need to restart the buildbot
>> process on it and check that it reconnects to the master. If you have
>> trouble, email me or ping _wms on irc.
>> I landed <http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/74194> to disable the shutdown
>> feature for now. We can move to having user accounts, possibly even use
>> trac/svn or bugs credentials, if we feel we need more fine-grained
>> permissions.
>> -Bill
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