Re: developer accessible machines
On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 03:29:29PM -0600, Grant Grundler wrote:
> On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 08:13:08PM +0200, Mike Hommey wrote:
> > On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 03:07:44AM +0200, Thibaut VARENE wrote:
> > > On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 8:38 AM, Mike Hommey <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > Are there plans to make hppa machines available to developers in the
> > > > near future ? The current ones (paer, penalosa, peri, and sarti) are
> > > > either dead (sarti), restricted (penalosa and peri), or locked down
> > > > (paer)... That doesn't help maintainers to smoothly deal with hppa
> > > > specific bugs.
> > >
> > > There are machines available to whoever makes a (valid) request to
> > > access them. See http://www.parisc-linux.org/cluster.html
> > Do (some of) these machines have the necessary tools for DDs to do their
> > work (i.e. debian toolchain and possibility to install build
> > dependencies) ?
> They are not part of the debian security/login infrastructure.
> They are intended for kernel developers use but are currently
> under utilized. I don't mind a few people applying for access.
> But I have no intention of supporting every DD out there.
> My expectation is the vast majority of DD's can use the couple
> of machines HP has donated and (I think) Lamont has setup for
Well, right now, the vast majority of DD's can use nothing because of
the reasons invoked in my first message...
Now, the hidden question in my previous message was who shall i contact
for such an access. Considering there are several test rings, which one
is more appropriate for debian work ?
PS: FWIW, I need to debug the xptcstubs in the xulrunner package.