Is there a public-facing page of the various autobuilders ? more specifically hardware specs.
First of all I'm not a coder or a developer in anyway. So sorry
for butting onto the mailing list like this but don't know any place
better. So please either tell/share if there is a better mailing list
for the same or answer it here. Please CC me in replies as I'm not
subscribed to the list.
We have an event happening this week-end  . For this event we have
scheduled a talk about some of the
back-end of Debian with a topic about the Debian infrastructure (i.e.
autobuilders,the mirrors, package builders and so on).
I have seen couple   of webpages and while those are great
pages in themselves as people have an idea about which packages are
failing, are uninstallable and so on and so forth, is there a public
page where some of the info. about the autobuilders themselves can be
The info. I'm looking for is the physical infrastructure as to the
kinda specs (hardware specs of the machines) on the network are and if
they are located at diverse locations (or not).
I do know that there is a mailing list dedicated for DD,DM's
wanna-build  but am not sure if my query would be entertained
there (as I'm no DD,DM or even a package uploader, just an interested
user who uses stuff from Debian).
The page I would be looking for could be a wiki page or just a landing
page which is not connected in anyway to the infrastructure but is
just there to inform the public-at-large the kind of infrastructure
Debian needs/uses in order to give us the service (i.e. the all the
packages/goodies.) It would be nice if it also gave some sort of idea
as to the nature of bandwidth needed for those services to function.
(Have no idea for instance if autobuilders have direct access to the
archive  and if they don't what kind of bandwidth is needed. I do
know that in the past vendors like HP and others have donated machines
for autobuilding and things. I also do remember seeing Stefano
Zacchiroli's e-mail when he does share some tit-bits as he did couple
of months ago . I do know that there is also a team called DSA
which actually oversees all of this  but don't really know how to
connect with them.
Its also possible that such a service does exist only I'm not aware of them.
I have seen for instance announces which share about recent/joined
autobuilders and developer machines such as the one for GNU/Hurd in
the recent past 
Unfortunately though, most of the URI's shared don't seem to get/have
a public-facing webpage . For instance to take the above e.g. both
  and don't seem to have a public-facing webpage via browser.
Sorry for taking your time and noise. Looking forward to any help
or/and advice of the same.
01. http://wiki.debian.org/DebianIndia/DebianUtsav2012 - please see
the third entry.
Shirish Agarwal शिरीष अग्रवाल
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