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Sat Mar 15 08:10:15 EDT 2008
Thomas Bächler wrote:
> JJDaNiMoTh schrieb:
>> I'm building it on 64 bit builder machine. It need time because I
>> first need to compile compiz-core, then wait
>> sync of pacman db, and compile other things, then wait the sync etc...
>> This is the problem.
>> Now seems that remote pacman syncs itself every hours, so ( without
>> mirror problems ) I think this situation could be resolved in 4-5
>> Excuse me, but I think we need more TU for x86_64, of course we can't
>> carry on with this situation. At least, only ' rebuilding monkey ' for
>> 64 bit... Although Aaron give us the building machine, it isn't the
>> same ( again thanks anyway, Aaron.. without it would be worse )
> Wow, that sucks, I thought someone else built those for you.
> I am rather surprised: Almost everyone in the dev team has at least
> one AMD64 or Core2 (maybe newer P4) machine, I thought this should be
> the same for the TU team by now.
> This situation is BAD and it needs to be resolved, because all this
> leads to breakage for end-users. How do we get more TUs with 64 bit
A quick count of the Trusted User wiki pages shows that 7 out of ~25
TU's have x86_64 access. For groups of packages like compiz-fusion,
where many packages need updated at once, perhaps it would be better to
just ask for a builder on the mailing list. I have seen TU's voted in
primarily on the strength of having a 64bit machine to do building on so...
I'll help out intermittently (my 64bit machine is really my wifes
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