[csw-maintainers] Buildbot

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Mon Aug 3 18:09:14 CEST 2009

Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> writes:

> Hi Peter,
> Am 31.07.2009 um 16:09 schrieb Peter FELECAN:
>> Some weeks ago we had I/O issues when gcc3, OpenOffice and Firefox
>> where
>> built in the same period. What I'm saying, is *automatic build must be
>> done on a different hardware stack*
> To take advantage of an automated build system we need at least one of
> these:
> (1) automatic commits of version upgrades done by upstream_watch
> (2) release process based on automatic builds
> The implementation of (1) would take the burden off a maintainer
> to do routine updates and concentrate on testing.
> For (2) we need to formalize the build recipe for a package in terms
> of Solaris 8/10 and 32/64 bit assembly. This is planned for
> mGAR v2-pbuild.
> BTW: The issues some weeks ago were not induced by packaging activity,
> but by
> ZFS bug #6596237. It will be finally fixed with patch 141414-08 to be
> released on 2009-08-07.

This does not invalidate the requirement that I expressed that the
automatic builds must be done on different hardware as to not penalise
current activity.

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