HEADS UP: GNOME package server open for business

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at FreeBSD.org
Tue Mar 2 14:45:34 PST 2004

On Tue, 2004-03-02 at 17:32, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 01:57:28PM -0800, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 03:36:55PM -0500, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > > I have completed work on the GNOME package building tinderbox.  Packages
> > > for all supported versions of FreeBSD (i386 only) are available, or will
> > > be available soon.
> > 
> > Any chance to have this on pluto1 for ia64 packages? I typically
> > build GNOME from scratch there after some major update (either core
> > OS or GNOME itself).
> bento already builds GNOME using pluto[12] as part of the main package
> cycle.  One problem is that the two pluto machines are pretty slow and
> continue to have stability problems, so finishing a build can take a
> long time and typically requires a lot of restarts to recover from the
> build machine failures.

The TB is basically there for GNOME only, and to continually build
packages for all supported OS versions.  I am _not_ trying to replace
bento (for the record).

> Adding to the workload by trying to do parallel builds of GNOME at the
> same time doesn't sound like a good solution to me though.

You're probably right.  Anyone want to send me some shiny new ia64
machines :-D?


> Kris
Joe Marcus Clarke
FreeBSD GNOME Team	::	marcus at FreeBSD.org
gnome at FreeBSD.org
FreeNode / #freebsd-gnome

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