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Re: Seeking machines for nightly builds of ITK

On 16/08/10 05:11, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 02:40:15PM -0400, Hector Oron wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 2010/8/3, Steve M. Robbins <steve@sumost.ca>:
>>> The insighttoolkit package is a large and active code base.  They use
>>> a system of nightly build/test on a variety of machines [1] to ensure
>>> that the code works on all supported platforms.
>> Might be http://gcc.gnu.org/wiki/CompileFarm helpful for you?
> Thanks for the pointer.  However, what I need is a Debian machine
> running unstable that is kept reasonably up-to-date; i.e. the packages
> are updated to lastest in unstable at least every 2 weeks.  
> The GCC compile farm doesn't appear to provide me that.

I can let you use a SheevaPlug which meets your requirements.

I've done a test build on it and a complete build takes about 23 hours,
almost all of it CPU time.  It isn't i/o limited and hardly swaps at all
- it just sits there with the CPU at 99.x% user mode for hour after
hour.  One link operation alone took over an hour of solid CPU usage.

It's there if you'd like to use it, and it isn't doing anything else.


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