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buildslave - a tool for managing buildbot slave instances


buildslave [ global options ] command [ command options ]

buildslave create-slave [ -q|--quiet ] [ -f|--force ] [ -r|--relocatable ] [ -n|--no-
logrotate ] [ -k|--keepalive TIME ] [ --usepty {0|1} ] [ --umask UMASK ] [ -s|--log-size
SIZE ] [ -l|--log-count COUNT ] [ --verbose ] PATH MASTER USERNAME PASSWORD

buildslave [ --verbose ] { start|stop|restart } [ PATH ]

buildslave [ --verbose ] { --help|--version }

buildslave command -h|--help


The `buildslave' command-line tool can be used to start or stop a buildslave or create a
new buildslave instance.


Create and populate a directory for a new buildslave

start Start a buildslave

stop Stop a buildslave

Restart a buildslave

Global options
Print the list of available commands and global options. All subsequent commands
are ignored.

Print twistd and buildslave version. All subsequent commands are ignored.

Verbose output.

create-slave command options
Re-use an existing directory.

Show help for current command and exit. All subsequent commands are ignored.

Send keepalive requests to buildmaster every TIME seconds. Default value is 600

Limit the number of kept old twisted log files to COUNT. All files are kept by

Do not emit the commands being run.

Create a relocatable buildbot.tac.

Do not permit buildslave rotate logs by itself.

Set size at which twisted lof file is rotated to SIZE bytes. Default value is
1000000 bytes.

Set umask for files created by buildslave. Default value is 077 which means only
owner can access the files. See umask(2) for more details.

Set wether child processes should be run in a pty (0 means do not run in a pty).
Default value is 0.

PATH Path to buildslave base directory.

MASTER Set the host and port of buildbot master to attach to in form HOST:PORT. This
should be provided by buildmaster administrator.

Buildslave name to connect with. This should be provided by buildmaster

Buildslave password to connect with. This should be provided by buildmaster

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