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Re: [buildd] needs-build @ 914

On Tue, 22 Jan 2008, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 10:39:58AM -0600, Stephen R Marenka wrote:
> > We seem to be losing ground on the needs-build. This would be a
> > good time to get all your buildds fired up and running.
> > If you need some debian-installer help, please let me know.
> > Even with the fpu bugs, do ya'll think aranym is ready to be a regular
> > buildd? In the coming months, I may be in a position to host an instance
> > or two.
> How about distcc and crosscc setups? Especially those long lasting builds
> like compiler suites might be a little bit faster, although the most time is
> most likely spent on the test suites. 
> Some packages are built quite regularly like bouml, which takes some days to
> build. We maybe should postpone such sort of packages in order to build
> packages that weren't built for a long time?

Does there exist some ranking system to determine build order, based on
  - Priority field
  - Historical build time (and other build resources: RAM, swap, disk,)
  - Reverse dependencies
  - Overdue time
  - ???



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

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