[arch-announce] Status Report: 2008-01-07

Nicolas Bigaouette nbigaouette at gmail.com
Wed Jan 9 17:17:27 EST 2008

Hi Aaron,

I have 2 quad cores x86_64 machines ready to be used as strawberries. I
think I need to send a username + md5 password to somebody? I'll take
c93e135cef0adda8c73088d0eab0337d looks like a nice password :D


2008/1/9, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
> On Jan 7, 2008 10:39 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > * Official pacbuild usage
> >
> > This has gone more and more by the way side. With the advent of a manual
> machine
> > to build packages on for non x86_64 devs, this is less and less of an
> issue. The
> > major push for pacbuild was so that some devs could build on hardware
> they don't
> > run.
> >
> > Is anyone willing to take up the pacbuild charge here? Give it some new
> life?
> An addendum here. Jason gave us a status report of pacbuild last time.
> I lost it in the shuffle when writing up the report, so forgot that it
> existed.
> The full text is here:
> http://archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2007-December/003716.html
> So there are a few pending changes, the following will NOT block a
> release:
>    Better logging in Apple and Strawberry
>    Automatic chroot rebuilding
>    Usage of the chroot tools from devtools
> And the following are considered "blocking"
>    Ability to 'cancel' a package not currently being built
>    Include packages depends/makedepends
>    Addition of 'depwait' status for when a dependency has not been
> built successfully
> Git tree for progress:
> http://projects.archlinux.org/git/?p=pacbuild.git;a=shortlog;h=dephandling
> So, if we take a look at the last three items that block this release,
> we can actually get this up and running without those features.
> So, next steps. I'm going to setup my x86_64 build machine as a
> pacbuild build machine to start testing things out. Anyone willing to
> setup some build machine instances for me? This way we can get it
> working and debugging.
> See here for more:
> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Pacbuild_Explained#Running_a_build_machine
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