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Subject: Re: running a build server

Re: running a build server

From: alex wallis <alexwallis646_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 18:21:27 -0000

Hi.
Surely every little helps, and lessens the work on the rest of the servers
for each new one added.
But anyway aside from that what is the biggest rb build that needs to be
built, so that I can run a timed test myself and see if it does build in
less than 150 seconds.
I should add at this point in case it would make the test invalid, that at
the moment i build my own code under cygwin, so I don't no if that affects
the build time a lot, though I no it does a little bit.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Stenberg" <daniel_at_rockbox.org>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox-dev_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 4:11 PM
Subject: Re: running a build server

> On Tue, 19 Feb 2008, Mark Allums wrote:
>
>> You should increase the amount of RAM you have. A separate machine would
>> be a good idea. Again, it doesn't have to be state-of-the-art.
>
> I'd just like to add that we're not interested in adding "slow" machines
> to the build server pool since that won't help much. So while it doesn't
> have to be a state of the art machine, the benchmark check in the wiki
> page says your server should take less than 150 seconds to do the biggest
> build to be a good addition.
>
> Here's the page:
>
> http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/BuildServer
>
> --
> Daniel Stenberg -- http://www.rockbox.org/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/
Received on 2008-02-19


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