[csw-maintainers] Buildbot

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Fri Jul 31 12:31:57 CEST 2009

"Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski" <maciej at opencsw.org> writes:

> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 10:00 AM, Peter FELECAN<pfelecan at opencsw.org> wrote:
>> "Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski" <maciej at opencsw.org> writes:
>>> - buildbot can handle parallel builds on the buildfarm, by running
>>> different builds in different subdirectories
>> This should be done on a different system than that used for day to day
>> work. I don't want to be penalised by gcc, OpenOffice and other monsters
>> being built the same time that I wish to build a new package.
> I see two potential solutions:
> 1. Provide separate hardware for the buildbot

+1 (I know, I'm not paying the bill) and please, not a zone or a VM on
   the same hardware...

> 2. Avoid building certain blacklisted packages. Optional: schedule
> periodic or nightly builds for those packages.

-1 as it defeats the purpose; in addition, there is no night for an
   international community as ours...

>>> - buildbot automatically picks up changes from the repository, there's
>>> no hand-scheduling needed
>> This is true only for "garified" packages. Is there a plug-in for other
>> kind of build?
> Can you come up with an example of a different build? Where would the
> source code come from?

All my packages are outside gar. The source code comes from my home


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