On 2018-2-20 14:43 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Feb 19, 2018, at 18:14, Joshua Root wrote:
>> On 2018-2-20 10:14 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> As far as I know there is no reason why we could not fix the random build
>>> order problem while staying on buildbot 0.8. We would just need to write
>>> the code to add an "order" integer to each spawned portbuilder, then write
>>> a function to return the lowest-ordered portbuilder object when deciding
>>> which one to start next.
>>> Getting the builds to spawn in the *correct* (dependency) order is a more
>>> involved task, but we've survived without it for this long already.
>> The more involved part is already written though, so once you have the
>> ability to start the builds in a particular order, making that order
>> dependency order should be straightforward.
> Oh? Where is it already written? Last I heard, Clemens said it was not
> written and would be complicated to write.
The old buildbot with MPAB did it.