[arch-ports] [x86_64] wanted: PCs for our pacbuild build farm
howard.rob at gmail.com
Wed Jul 12 15:07:44 EDT 2006
What about kernels? I'm running Arch64, but I've built a custom kernel. This
would seem to be an issue if compiling kernel modules?
On 7/12/06, Varun Acharya <ganja.guru.x64 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Andreas Radke 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.
> > Don't be afraid. There's no need to have a ssh deamon running. The
> > system should be online most time. 24/7 up would be great.
> > I will also offer one or two systems. We will test the
> > configuration.
> > It would be great to have more systems later running the build daemon so
> > the nice load would get much lower.
> > So who will join the packaging party?
> > AndyRTR
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