[arch-ports] How to add a machine to the compil farm ?

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Sun Jul 16 11:17:06 EDT 2006


On Sun, 16 Jul 2006 12:14:24 +0300
Blum <blum at drundrun.org> wrote:

> On Wednesday 12 July 2006 20:10, slubman 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
> >
> > Hello
> >
> > I wan't to add my arch64 to the "farm". Do i have to send the mail
> > to the guy in the wiki, or is someone else responsible for the
> > arch64 port ?
> 
> I cant't find an answer of this question too... I asked Jason for
> username and password for the x86_64 farm but no answer yet. 

Sorry about that.  Your email's been sitting in my queue.  It's been a
busy week.  I'll hopefully get you an account today.

Jason
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