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Re: Goodbye runbot, welcome runboat

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ForgeFlow, S.L., Aarón Henríquez
- 28/01/2022 08:25:22
It works like a charm! I can start an environment instantly, it is a huge improvement.

Thanks a lot Stéphane!

On Fri, 28 Jan 2022 at 09:16, Radovan Skolnik <radovan@skolnik.info> wrote:
Thaks a million, Stephane! Magnificient work indeed!

Best regards,

	Radovan Skolnik

On štvrtok 27. januára 2022 18:07:31 CET Stéphane Bidoul wrote:


> Dear contributors,


> As you may have noticed, a new tool arrived in the OCA landscape: runboat.


> It is a runbot replacement that is specially tailored to OCA needs. Its key


> feature is that it prepares Odoo environments from GitHub commits, and once


> they are initialized they are kept in a dormant state, ready to start in


> seconds when needed for testing. This way we can have a very large number


> of environments ready to use (up to 10 000 on our current machine), so


> there is a great chance that the branch you want to test is readily


> available and there is no wait for functional people wanting to contribute.


> If you are curious about the technology behind it, the runboat source code


> is available on GitHub [1] , and this twitter thread highlights some tools


> used to create it [2] . It is currently enabled for branches 10 to 15. And


> the test environment corresponding to each PR or commit is linked as part


> of the GitHub checks (look at the red cross or green check mark).


> 


> Soon, links to runboat will be added to the README.md files of all repos for


> branches 13, 14 and 15. You can also open it for a repo and Odoo version


> with a link like this:


> https://runboat.odoo-community.org/builds?repo=oca/mis-builder&target_branc


> h=14.0 [3] It is currently not enabled for branches older than 10, although


> in principle it should work for 8 and 9 too. If you need it and want to


> help make it happen, do not hesitate to get in touch on discord. Since


> runboat is proving to work very well and is much more resource efficient


> than runbot, while at the same time providing a better user experience, we


> can now shutdown runbot, in order to save on OCA server costs. With the


> help of Alexandre Fayolle, we are going to do that in the coming weeks, so


> prepare to say goodbye to runbot! Most existing links to


> runbot.odoo-community.org [4] will then redirect to runboat. In the


> meantime, if you notice issues do not hesitate to get in touch by @


> mentioning me on the PRs for which the runboat build would fail and you


> don't readily understand why or how to fix it. This will also help prepare


> for the move from Travis to GitHub actions which we are also planning in


> the first part of 2022. I also monitor the OCA Infrastructure discord


> channel from time to time. Best regards, and happy testing!


> -sbi


> --   Stéphane Bidoul  Operations Director


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> [1] https://github.com/sbidoul/runboat


> [2] https://twitter.com/SBidoul/status/1467143341083086864


> [3]


> https://runboat.odoo-community.org/builds?repo=oca/mis-builder&target_branc


> h=14.0 [4] http://runbot.odoo-community.org


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