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Subject: AW: Build server reminder!

AW: Build server reminder!

From: Hans-Dieter Stich <>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 12:55:30 +0100

Hi Daniel,
I've a running Linux webserver which I use mainly for serving my photo galleries!
It is only a 1.7GHz machine with 117GB free disk space, but IMHO I think it might worth giving it a try!
~ HD ~
Hans-Dieter Stich ::
Von: im Auftrag von Daniel Stenberg
Gesendet: Mo 21.01.2008 11:48
An: Rockbox Development
Cc: Rockbox
Betreff: Build server reminder!
Hi friends
This is just a gently reminder that our cool build-on-commit[1] system works
only thanks to the donated server resources by volunteers. Lately the number
of servers alive that tirelessly build everything has decreased and while we
still are seeing 10-11 servers, the time to build a single "round" (all builds
for all targets, currently 67 different ones) has increased and is now often
around 8 minutes from previously having been below 5 minutes during periods.
So, if you have a 2GHz+ Linux machine with a few gigabytes online, please
consider setting things up to help us build faster!
All details on how to setup a build server - it really isn't very hard - can
be found on this page in the wiki:
Of course, non-programmers also have numerous other ways to contribute to our
humble project and I jotted some down the other day:
[1] =
  Daniel Stenberg -- --

Received on 2008-01-21

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