Re: What makes ancina special
On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 09:54:06PM +0100, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> looking at
> https://buildd.debian.org/status/logs.php?pkg=pandoc&arch=armel which
> very conveniently by now lists the builder repsonsible for each builds,
> there is a pattern that the builds fail on ancina, but succeed on the
> other arches. The error message are not helpful – some intermediate
> assembly file is broken.
> Is there anything that makes ancina different from the other buildds
> that could help us debug the problem?
Ancina is same machine as the rest, but has only 512MB of RAM while the
other builders have 1.5GB. The other difference is that other buildds
use lvm snapshots, while ancina still purges chroots. This could lead
to some lefteovers (say, conffiles in /etc) that disrupt builds.