[csw-maintainers] Buildfarm setup - documentation

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Thu Oct 3 16:01:46 CEST 2013

Hi Peter,

Am 03.10.2013 um 15:57 schrieb Peter FELECAN <pfelecan at opencsw.org>:
> Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> writes:
>> Adding another ISA as option will probably take quite some time.
>> Peter, do you think your use case is common enough to justify the
>> extra work for Yann? Would using a VM on a more modern machine
>> be also possible?
> Using a VM, even on modern machine, has it's own inconvenients and,
> frankly, who can imagine a build farm on VMs? It requires bare metal for
> a lot of reasons.

Umh, the buildfarm you use runs on VMs ;-) That include all *x hosts.
What reasons do you have in mind preventing running a farm on
virtualized environments?

Best regards

  -- Dago

"You don't become great by trying to be great, you become great by wanting to do something,
and then doing it so hard that you become great in the process." - xkcd #896

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