I need to set up a buildbot hosting environment which is capable of managing a large number of independent projects, and ideally provides a web front-end for users to manage their buildbot instance.
As far as I can gather, there isn't such a utility available at the moment.
I'm planning to roll my own, but could really use some advice before taking on this
Is such a project already available, or is there something similar I could build upon?
Extend buildbot to allow build masters to manage multiple independent projects, or create a new utility to manage multiple instances of build masters?
Anyone interested in collaborating on such an undertaking?
Any other advice to steer me down the right path also appreciated.
Some background info:
I'm trying to promote the use of buildbot within my community but one of the largest hurdle I face is how complex the setup can be especially for the uninitiated. N.B. I work in a research environment where Fortran is (and has been for decades) the language of choice and Python is still somewhat novel.
It looks like the only way I can promote widespread adoption of buildbot across the many projects within my community is to provide a easy-to-use hosting service for buildbot.
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