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Re: How to setup standalone wanna-build server

Hi all,

On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 07:35:27AM +0200, Luk Claes wrote:
> Nobuhiro Iwamatsu wrote:
> > Hi, all.
> Hi
> > I am building debian autobuild-network by a local network to support
> > new architecture (SH4).
> > I worked buildd and wanna-build in one of them before.
> > Because I was able to obtain several SH4 boards, I want to increase buidd node.
> > I think that I want to do my image as follows.
> > 
> > buildd-node(sh4) <---- >|
> >                                   |
> > buildd-node(sh4) <----->| <------> wanna-build & data-base & quinn-diff (amd64)
> >                                   |
> > buildd-node(sh4) <------ |
> > 
> > I was able to look for some documents[0][1][2], but was not able to
> > find a method to operate wanna-build
> > with another machine.
> > Would you teach a setting method or setting document?
> Is there any particular reason why you want to do it yourself instead of
> working together with debian-ports.org [3]?
> I'm putting the contact address for debian-ports.org in Cc and I hope
> you can work something out together.

As explained on the website, debian-ports.org can provide you:
 - a repository to host packages and CD images
 - a wanna-build database
 - a web interface to the build logs
 - a DNS hosting service
 - a POP server for build daemons behind NAT

And you can choose to use only part of that, for example only the
wanna-build database. The machine has an IPv6 connection, which is 
useful for build daemons behind a DSL line.

People working on the ports (even if not Debian Developers) can have an
account on the machine, to manage the wanna-build database, or have a 
web page and a git repository related to the port. For the upload rights
we prefer to allow it only for Debian Developers, as it is something
necessary when the packages are then moved to the official debian.org
archive, but the final decision is left to the porters.


Aurelien Jarno	                        GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

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