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Re: Can Debian provide a GHC builder

[Taking d-admin out of the loop, as you don’t seem to be talking about a
DSA managed machine.]


Am Dienstag, den 07.02.2012, 23:29 +0200 schrieb Riku Voipio:
> On Tue, Feb 07, 2012 at 07:46:18PM +0100, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> > Things would be easier for everyone if the GHC HEAD would be
> > automatically and regularly built on an arm machine. They do have an
> > infrastructure for automated builds².
> > Is it acceptable use of a Debian machine to do so – after all it will
> > automatically download (SSL-verified) and run code?
> > And is there a machine that I could use for that?
> Does it need to be debian.org machine?

No, just anything running Debian is fine :-)

> I'm sure we can get you 
> an dedicated ARM machine for continous haskell building. For example an
> efika mx (if speed is not that important) or pandaboard. Taking an armv7
> machine would allow you to run both armel and armhf builds on the same machine.

Speed is helpful, but RAM and disk are more important, as you can see
here: https://buildd.debian.org/status/logs.php?pkg=ghc&arch=armel


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