Re: State of the PA-RISC/HPPA port (August 2013)
On 13-Aug-13, at 5:36 PM, Helge Deller wrote:
On 08/13/2013 11:38 AM, Thibaut Varène wrote:
Le 3 août 2013 à 22:41, Helge Deller <firstname.lastname@example.org> a écrit :
Furthermore, we sadly still don't have buildd-server. What really
is missing here is someone who is willing to host a parisc server
and provide enough direct bandwith to the internet. Giving away
real server hardware is probably doable (and those parisc machines
luckily aren't expensive any longer on ebay :-)) and even
administration would be done by Dave, me or someone else if
I think this is not exactly the issue. As I told you before, you are
welcome to set up the A500 (since the rp3440 is broken, and I don't
have the means to repair it) hosted at ESIEE (which has plenty of bw)
as an autobuild. I think the problem has more to do with finding
someone knowledgeable about the process AND willing to go through the
pain of said setup. I for one will not volunteer, for the reasons I
already detailed in previous emails ;-)
Sure, I didn't forgot your offer, and yes, it's a lot of work...
Nevertheless, it doesn't hurt if we have more build servers as well.
I have buildd running on my rp3440 and also have installed the wanna-
database infrastructure. What is lacking are the trigger scripts for
handle the remote debian source and parisc package archives. There is
So at the moment, the simplest solution appears to be mirroring the
I'm a bit worried about how much net bandwidth this will require.
All the packages to set up buildd and wanna-build are in the parisc
not that much work. The work in running a buildd server is in
it and resolving package build issues. I'm not seeing the ports
access issue being
resolved unless we can demonstrate a working system.
John David Anglin email@example.com