[arch-ports] [x86_64] wanted: PCs for our pacbuild build farm

Varun Acharya ganja.guru.x64 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 13 10:57:07 EDT 2006

AFAIK, Andy was using Dual Opteron's and I was using an FX-55. Compiler 
flags were identical. Hardware differed slightly, I was using HW RAID, 
I'm not sure if Andy was using RAID or not.


Robert Howard wrote:
> Were you both using identical hardware? CPUs? Compiler flags? This may 
> seem like an obvious line of questioning, but I've found that it 
> always isn't.
> Anyway, assuming that pacbuid is using a chroot for all the builds, it 
> should work independently of the currently running kernel and for that 
> matter, the currently running system. That said, what if a makefile 
> tries to use the current kernel version (uname -r) for something? Does 
> pacbuild have facilities for dealing with this sort of problem?

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