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Re: [buildd] needs-build @ 914

On Tue, Jan 22, 2008 at 09:38:05AM +0100, 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. 

I believe that gcc for instance starts to compile itself pretty quickly,
so I don't think distcc and crosscc will help. I do think distcc/crosscc
has helped zeus and poseidon continue to be productive. 

> 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?

We can manually set buildd priorities. We'd just need to figure out what
they should be. I've watched zsh-dev buildd three times while we still
have packages which haven't built since gcc-defaults got updated (Dec.

Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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