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Re: restricted sourceless ARM uploads

On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 05:05:21PM +0000, Wookey wrote:
> On 2006-12-20 17:39 +0100, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > For those who don't know, I have setup 8 emulated ARM build daemons and
> > started to upload packages. To know why and for more information, see
> > [1].
> Very impressive piece of work aurelien! We ought to discuss if there
> is any significant reason not to use qemu 'machines' instead of actual
> hardware for slower arches.

A very basic reason is that some packages require 1GB of RAM to build
in finite time and there are no arm and m68k buildd with that amount of

An alternative is to use distcc+crosscc to a distccd server with 1GB of

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here.

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