Re: [kde3] Appeal for help - powerful box needed
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jaldhar H. Vyas" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2002 9:44 AM
Subject: Re: [kde3] Appeal for help - powerful box needed
> > So, I'm making an appeal for help in the form of access to a build box,
> > which must have the following:
> > * SSH access
> > * Reasonable (preferably >1gig) CPU
> > * A fair bit of RAM
> > * Decent connectivity (enough to pass KDE debs back and forth)
> > * A chroot for me to work in (I need Qt3, KDE3, etc, installed
> > to build).
> *Sigh* I know how you feel. Just building kdelibs takes 1.5GB and several
> hours to compile on my machine. Currently I have about 140MB of free disk
> space left and thats after juggling partitions, NFS mounting /home etc.
> So my attempts to follow KDE development have ground to a halt.
> One thing you might want to look into is SourceForge has a "compile farm"
> perhaps they can arrange for you to be able to set up your chroot on a
> fast alpha or something?
> Of course if some kind soul out there has a good machine you could use
> that's even better (and if they don't mind giving me an account, I might
> be able to help.)
well, I'm looking at replacing my dual 466 celeron w/ 576(?) megs of ram -
its not the speediest thing on the planet but when i replace it I was
thinking if installing buildd and having optimised builds for all my
I have lots of disk space, I'll let you guys know if it happens soon.