[Dev] Q1: Do you have a consensus on the budget for the Build Server?

Stig Roar srw at openmailbox.org
Mon Apr 17 22:59:16 GMT 2017

Since lukeshu kindly reminded me in a private email that I am not a dev.
and therefore somewhat out of my element, I must kindly ask you guys to
remove my email address from this list (I've already unsubscribed),
since none of this is any of my business (as I was kindly made aware

Thank you in advanced.

On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 05:38:39PM -0400, Luke wrote:
> On 04/14/2017 05:44 PM, fauno wrote:
> > Josh Branning <lovell.joshyyy at gmail.com> writes:
> >> Really, it's up to GC4J to choose to what entity the build server will 
> >> be donated to, if it is to be donated.
> > so a few issues to be solved:
> >
> > * is g4jc build server donation a donation to parabola or to
> >   emulatorman?
> The donation is intended for Emulatorman (since he is currently the one
> maintaining kernels and has access to fiber). Assuming that Emulatorman
> remains with Parabola (current consensus seems that way), it will
> benefit Parabola which still is the intention.
> >
> > * if it's a donation to parabola, do we give it to emulatorman to host
> >   or some other parabola hacker could host it instead?
> >
> > * do we want to pay the shipment price?  does it still amount to 400
> >   USD?
> Since it will be shipping within the US the shipping does not equal $400
> USD. It should cost < $300.
> In any case, it is my understanding that the money is temporarily
> 'frozen' until a new sponsor is found. So, I will pay for the shipping.
> >
> > * do we want to buy an ups to accompany this build server?
> It would be nice, but I assume this is something that can be bought
> locally. It may also be possible to buy a used one and replace the
> battery at a reduced cost.
> >
> > * who will have remote access to this build server?
> All core developers should have access to the build server, but I am not
> sure that everyone needs sudo. It may be possible to simply "queue" jobs
> for the server to do.
> I know lukeshu has some good ideas on this, so I like forward to seeing
> what he may have in mind. It may also be useful to have an audit log of
> commands which are run on the server and by whom to avoid confusion and
> increase transparency.
> >
> > * other questions people can have
> >
> >
> >
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