Donating some cycles to the build farm
jelmer at samba.org
Wed Jan 9 18:58:58 GMT 2008
Am Mittwoch, den 09.01.2008, 10:21 -0800 schrieb Jeremy Allison:
> On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 12:45:44PM -0500, Scott Lovenberg wrote:
> > Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > >On Tue, Jan 08, 2008 at 05:35:38AM -0500, Scott Lovenberg wrote:
> > >>I'd like to donate some spare cycles that I've got to the build farm;
> > >>would someone kindly direct me as to whom it is that I should contact to
> > >>make this happen?
> > >
> > >Well, we have plenty of cycles. If you have an exotic
> > >platform, then it would be very interesting. But there are
> > >already quite a few Linux boxes in the build farm, so the
> > >additional value of one more is not too big.
> > >
> > >Don't get me wrong, I appreciate your offer, but for the
> > >build farm we're mostly interested in platforms we don't yet
> > >have.
> > >
> > >What's the platform you can offer?
> > >
> > >Volker
> > Well, if you want exotic, I've got a somewhat recent copy of Plan9 in my
> > archive somewhere ;). Well, it's a livecd, and I've never booted it -
> > but it's still in my possession and I'm gonna' boot the thing after I
> > complete my "languages I have to try at least once before I die... so
> > that I can feel justified for every time someone told me about them and
> > I told them a thing or two about Real Programmers!"
> Plan9 and the Hurd would be interesting build farm targets, but to be
> honest I'm not sure how much time we'd devote to fixing build issues
At least the Hurd should be achievable now that pstring is gone in Samba
3. I think it would be hard to support pstring on a system without
Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org> - http://samba.org/~jelmer/
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