Machine restart during build

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Sergei

17 Feb, 2015 02:21 AM

I was curious, what will happen when I restart VM in a build script.
If you are interested in such scenario, here is an example https://ci.appveyor.com/project/vors/zlocation/build/1.0.28

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 17 Feb, 2015 02:28 AM

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    Right, it just can't reconnect to AppVeyor.

  2. 2 Posted by ramblingcookiem... on 01 Mar, 2015 12:06 AM

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    This would be very helpful functionality, if it could be accommodated!

  3. 3 Posted by xvorsx on 24 Mar, 2015 01:02 AM

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    Are there any technical blockers for this feature? We would like to install software that requires reboot, we really miss this functionality. Also other teams cannot use appveyor, just because of this limitation. :(

  4. 4 Posted by Jianyun on 24 Mar, 2015 01:13 AM

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    The reboot is not just helpful feature. In most cases, it is a blocking issues. We are blocked to adopt the AppVeyor right now because of it. Please consider adding the support. thx.

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 24 Mar, 2015 05:13 AM

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    I see, guys. There are no technical blockers for supporting restarts, it's just non-trivial (relatively) feature as build agent should maintain state (like env. variables) and resume to the next command it was restarted from. I've added an issue and will try implement it by April 3 update. Hope that helps.

  6. 6 Posted by xvorsx on 24 Mar, 2015 06:41 AM

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    That would be awesome! Thank you for your quick actions, Feodor.

  7. 7 Posted by Jianyun on 24 Mar, 2015 04:31 PM

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    Great! Thank you Feodo. Looking forward to the April 3 update.

  8. 8 Posted by Raghu Shantha on 04 May, 2015 10:48 PM

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    Awesome. Thanks. looking forward for this feature.

  9. Support Staff 9 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 04 May, 2015 10:50 PM

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    Support of machine restart was deployed few weeks ago.

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