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

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Thu Jul 13 11:03:43 EDT 2006

On Thu, 13 Jul 2006 10:04:19 -0400
"Robert Howard" <howard.rob at gmail.com> 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?

Pacbuild can't directly deal with this problem.  Strictly speaking, it
wasn't a very good idea when it was thought of, so pacbuild doesn't try
to fix it.  Instead, you just tell the person who wrote the package to
fix it ;)

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