[Dev] [FYI] Build server hardware is coming

Megver83 megver83 at hyperbola.info
Mon Oct 23 19:16:34 GMT 2017

El 23/10/17 a las 16:07, Luke Shumaker escribió:
> On Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:28:02 -0400,
> Megver83 wrote:
>> El 23/10/17 a las 13:22, Luke Shumaker escribió:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I've just ordered hardware for a rather beefy build-box (32 cores @
>>> 2.3GHz, 32GB RAM, 1TB HDD).  I intend to use Xen to dedicate about
>>> half of it for use by Parabola.
>>> Yes, I know that for that much CPU, everything else is kinda small.
>>> More RAM and disk space can come later, when there's a deal to be had
>>> and/or I've put aside more money.
>>> It will be behind a NAT and my mediocre home-internet conection; I
>>> plan on exposing it to you all via libreVPN.
>>> I should have everything but the mobo by Oct 30, but the mobo is
>>> estimated to get here sometime Nov 8 - Dec 14.  Until then, the rest
>>> of it will just be sitting here, teasing me :)
>> Really good news. BTW, what will we use as an autobuilder? I mean, more
>> specifically, which program?
> We haven't written it yet!
> Here's what it looks like in my head RN:
>  - libremakepkg grows a flag to *only* produce a source-package
>  - some new utility takes a list of source-package files and
>    architectures to build them for, and builds packages for them
>    (wrapping libremakepkg?), in the order given, then
>    librestage/librerelease them.
>  - dbscripts is modified such that if it receives a source-package
>    without associated binary packages for each architecture, then
>    ssh's to the build-box and invokes that new utility in the
>    background.
>  - also, autobuilder is modified to use this new program (instead of
>    libremakepkg) as well
OK, just fyi, we could use/fork ALARM's autobuilder


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