Great. I'll look into the possibility of adding my machine to the farm. Now, does pacbuild require a separate partition for the chroot or can it just dump the necessary files into a directory?

On 7/12/06, Jason Chu <> wrote:
On Wed, 12 Jul 2006 21:56:48 +0200
Andreas Radke < > wrote:

> Am Wed, 12 Jul 2006 15:28:32 -0400 (EDT)
> schrieb Eric Belanger <belanger@ASTRO.UMontreal.CA>:
> > That is not true for kernel modules. If the farm contains machines
> > running the stock vanilla and beyond kernels, then it might be
> > possible for the build script to chose these machines to compile the
> > packages containing modules. If that is too difficult to implement,
> > these packages could be compiled the "old-fashion" way by a person
> > who has a 64bit machine, i.e. not using the build farm.
> >
> > Snowman
> Not needed. If kernel26 or kernel26-beyond are in makedepends pacbuild
> will install them. Anyway they should be installed. But it's not a
> must to have them booted.
> andyrtr

You don't even have to have them installed on the system.  Pacbuild
will install them in the chroot when it needs them (because packages
have makedepends on them).


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