freebsd-update(8) under sparc64? Why is it not available?

Adam PAPAI wooh at
Thu Mar 25 07:32:31 UTC 2010

On 3/24/10 11:38 PM, Marius Strobl wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 02:57:09AM -0500, Mark Linimon wrote:
>> You're the first one to ask in a while.  Since our userbase is small,
>> and developer time is limited, we've never set it up.
> The last time this topic came up IMO there was quite some
> interest in getting this running but the showstopper was that
> cperciva@ said that a requirement for any platform supported
> by freebsd-update(8) would be that the build server is able
> to run buildworld in 1 hour at most (unfortunately I currently
> just can't find that email). My 4x1.5GHz V440 I originally
> intended for this purpose unfortunately still takes 72 minutes
> last time I checked. I suspect a 8x1.2GHz V880 would be able
> to meet this requirement but I simply can't afford the housing
> for such a beast.
> Ken, did the V880s at your university become available as
> intended some time ago?

Yeah on a v100 the make buildworld takes more than 486m7.660s ~ 8 hours.


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