Doesn't anything work around here?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sat Nov 3 12:52:38 PDT 2007

Royce Williams wrote:
> Mark Linimon wrote, on 11/1/2007 3:22 PM:
>> The latest sparc64-7 run is continuing.  With the limited number of
>> sparc64 machines we have, the elapsed time for even _incremental_
>> builds is on the order of 3-5 weeks, depending on what's changed in
>> the meantime.  Once that gets done, I'll probably do another pass.
> I've started a couple of threads in the past about offering to chip in
> for hardware to support builds, and especially sparc64 freebsd-update.
> To move forward on that, what is the 'best bang for the buck' hardware
> that the project could use?

To be minimally useful for package builds the machines would need at 
least 512MB RAM (preferably more, at least 1GB), and CPU speed is 
obviously highly important (but also hard to come by with sparc64 hardware).


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