[arch-ports] [x86_64] wanted: PCs for our pacbuild build farm
blum at drundrun.org
Wed Jul 12 02:20:32 EDT 2006
On Tuesday 11 July 2006 21:16, Jason Chu wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Jul 2006 19:47:23 +0200
> Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de> wrote:
> > Now that the x86_64 port is official we want to make it as good as
> > ArchLinux (i686). You may have noticed that I'm doing most time a
> > one-man-job. And that's now too much work for one person to keep all
> > packages up to date in an acceptable time.
> > Great news: i686 devs and also TUs want to help us. They offer their
> > time to build the packages they maintain for a second time.
> > What we need: a build farm running several machines Arch64.
> > We will use pacbuild. The great distributed package building tool from
> > Xentac. Read here more about it:
> > http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Pacbuild and
> > http://xentac.net/~jchu/blog/static/pacbuild
> > i686 package maintainers and TrustedUsers will get accounts to sent
> > pkgbuilds to the farm. The main server will send it further to a pc
> > running the local build daemon. The more pcs we have running Arch64
> > with pacbuild daemon the lower the load will be.
> > Who can offer his pc for running the pacbuild daemon? What you need:
> > just a clean(!) Arch64 installation for correct linking. So there
> > should be only official packages from current/extra and later
> > community on it. A separate system would be nice but is not a must.
> Actually, a clean system is barely needed. Because the build daemon
> actually creates its own build chroot.
I think I can help, I have a machine x86_64 24/7 uptime online and running
arch. But tell me, what exactly means 'clean' system?
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