poudriere fetch timeout?

Ian Smith smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Thu Dec 25 06:24:09 UTC 2014

In freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 551, Issue 3, Message: 21
On Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:20:49 +0000 Matthew Seaman <matthew at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
 > On 24/12/2014 00:09, Brian W. wrote:
 > > How long will it be till package builds happen nearly immediately after a
 > > commit change. It seems this is viewed optionally now and this is why folks
 > > are asking so many questions about this.
 > When the hardware fairies[*] come along and wave their magic wands over
 > all the racks and conjure up about as much compute capacity again as is
 > currently available to build packages with.  Unfortunately, unlike the
 > tooth fairy (who takes away teeth and leaves money in their place),
 > hardware fairies work the other way round.  They want a tidy heap of
 > currency first.  And unlike Santa's Elves who can deliver a world's
 > worth of presents faster than even the wildest wet dreams of an Amazon
 > executive, their magics take some time to brew, until there are properly
 > fettled servers happily chugging away building packages at all hours of
 > day and night.
 > 	Cheers,
 > 	Matthew
 > [*] I'm sure the FreeBSD Foundation guys who are actually *paying* for
 > the kit, and the clusteradmin guys who install and manage it all will
 > not mind my referring to them as such.

I expect they'll be chuffed.  'Tis the season for silly hats anyway ..

cheers, Ian

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