Version 5 (modified by CoolCold, 9 years ago) (diff)

debian repo with buildbot backports info added

See the WikiStart for links to the most recent version. Please read the NEWS file if you are upgrading from a previous release! It contains important information about compatibility and changes you must make to your configuration file

Building Buildbot from Source

Installing from Binary Packages

Setuptools (Python package installation utility)::

run easy_install buildbot

Debian Users::

install the 'buildbot' package . The current debian stable release ("etch") has 0.7.4, but there is a newer version in the 'unstable' or 'testing' distribution.
For oldstable, aka 'Etch' newer versions can be found in CoolCold's repo. Current version is 0.7.10p1. Read more .


install the 'buildbot' package from the Dapper 'universe' section (version 0.7.2 in dapper, 0.7.4 in edgy, 0.7.5 in feisty). Thanks to Matthias Klose for making both of these debian versions happen! For newer versions, look for backports or install from source.


Marcus Rueckert has made SUSE RPMs available at . There is also user documentation available.


install the 'buildbot' package via yum ( "yum install buildbot" )


run port install buildbot (thanks to Olivier Bonnet for making this happen!)

Fink (Mac OS X 10.4 and later)::

run "fink install buildbot-py25"


you have to install buildbot from source yourself, but Matthew Flanagan has written a Solaris 10 SMF manifest which will help automatically launch the buildmaster or buildslave as a Solaris service.

Other RPM-based distributions::

see Building RPMs to produce RPMs for your Linux distribution, including RHEL and CentOS.