Doesn't anything work around here?
kris at FreeBSD.org
Sat Nov 3 17:51:46 PDT 2007
Craig Butler wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> 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
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> What about us running the builds for you ? Our company is about to
> invest in some dated b1600 full of sparc blades. I am sure I can borrow
> some cpu time from them ;)
We would need remote access, the builds are managed from a centralized
server. If that is possible then this might be useful.
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