[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH v2 4/4] build: use zstd for SDK and ImageBuilder tarballs

Matthias Schiffer mschiffer at universe-factory.net
Mon Jun 1 08:38:16 EDT 2020

On 6/1/20 12:21 PM, Petr Štetiar wrote:
> Matthias Schiffer <mschiffer at universe-factory.net> [2020-05-31 11:08:47]:
> Hi,
>> For patch 4, I'd like to have an ACK from someone familiar with the buildbot
>> setup.
> Disclaimer: I'm Buildbot setup noob, just helping occasionally with the
> maintenance burden, but from my limited understanding it's not just about ACK,
> some additional work is needed:
>  1. Someone has to provide patches against Buildbot[1] repo with the zstd
>     naming changes

I can write the patch, but it seems this is only a default value, and the
config file defines the actual value - which makes sense, as only master
snapshots would use the new value, while 19.07 and older would still use
.xz. Where are these per-instances variables defined?


>  2. Someone has to build and publish updated Docker images for buildbot master/slave
>  3. Someone has to deploy this on machines under our control (having root
>     access), we need to notify owners of the buildslave machines to upgrade their
>     buildslaves to the updated Docker images built/published in step 2. 
> I can probably help with 2. and 3., I would ideally done this with Buildbot
> version bump which is in the works[1], so we don't bother people with
> buildslaves upgrades that often.
> 1. https://git.openwrt.org/?p=buildbot.git
> 2. https://git.openwrt.org/?p=buildbot.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/buildbot-2.4.1
> -- ynezz

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