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Re: Status of systemtap in Debian

On 2010-02-18, Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> wrote:
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> On Thu, 2010-02-18 at 15:00 +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
>> On 18/02/10 at 14:31 +0100, Bastian Blank wrote:
>> > > I's only a few hundreds of megabytes per kernel image.
>> >=20
>> > Its around half a GiB per image.
>> Isn't that a correct instance of "a few hundreds of megabytes"? :)
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> I would object more to the 'only'.
> Currently I can upload a ~230 MB i386 build in 2 hours or so.  Add debug
> info to this for all 6 images and I'm looking at more than a day, by
> which point I believe the incoming daemon would have given up waiting
> for a complete upload.  Even if I switched to source+binary-all uploads,
> some of our buildds are also on the slow end of an ADSL line and would
> have the same problem.

I'm also uncomfortable with this.
The increased build time for i386 also needs to be considered. It already
takes ages to build linux-2.6 on i386 due to the multitude of images and
adding one more doesn't help.


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