[head tinderbox] failure on powerpc/powerpc

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Wed Aug 17 20:10:34 UTC 2011

On Aug 8, 2011, at 10:26 PM, Mark Linimon wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 08, 2011 at 06:53:40PM -0400, Super Bisquit wrote:
>> Why does Tinderbox need cross tools? Is the build not native? If so, then
>> the rationale would be to build on the architecture and not use cross
>> compilation.
> - There are no powerpc machines currently online at *.FreeBSD.org.
> - The powerpc machines that we run on are far slower than the tinderbox
>   machines.
> - Even if we had powerpc machines available, and could deal with the
>   time-lag for world builds, what then about archs with no native
>   machines available (e.g. MIPS)?

MIPS will build natively.  Takes about 14 hours on one of my mips boards (high end access point grade) or about 2 hours on my Cavium over pessimal network setup.


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