Pointyhat packages

Jonathan jonathan at kc8onw.net
Thu Dec 10 15:05:20 UTC 2009

On 12/8/2009 7:52 PM, Miroslav Lachman wrote:
> What is the policy for package building nodes? I mean, is it possible to
> use some machines not owned directy by FreeBSD.org?
> For example, I have spare machine in our rack which I can lend for some
> period (until some production machine goes down and needs to be replaced
> by this spare machine) or maybe I can set up some older unused machine
> (IBM x336).
> Is deploying of new node easy task or is it something special that is
> not useful to do for relatively short period of time?

I was wondering about this myself.  I have a dual quad system that is 
almost completely idle most of the time and would love to see it used 
for something helpful to the project.  I can guarantee access to it for 
at least a year if that helps.


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