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Re: [RFC] Move buildbot master to ASF infrastructure

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2009 15:02:51 -0500

On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 11:46, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 9:06 AM, Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be> wrote:
>...
>> - ASF's buildbot already has Ubuntu and Windows server 2008 slaves
>> (and according to Gavin also Windows XP 64 bit and Solaris) and there
>> are plans to add more. There's no Mac yet, but we have one in our
>> setup.
>
> In the case of Windows, do they also have Visual Studio and all the
> extras needed to actually build SVN?

Yup. Remember that MSFT is a platinum sponsor of the ASF :-) ... they
were also providing licenses to asf devs long before that, too.

>...
> Given our familiarity with it, I think it makes sense to stick with
> buildbot.  That said, I like Hudson and we have done some work
> recently so that our build and test can integrate nicely.  For
> example, Hudson can display the test results a lot more nicely and it
> graphs things like the execution time that can help spot trends.  I
> personally prefer buildbots red/green model over Hudson's "weather
> report".

We can use both. No rule that says "pick one".

>...
>> So, thoughts? Remarks?
>
> With everything going on, my only comment would be to slow down.  I do
> not see any reason to rush into this (too many changes happening at
> once).

*shrug* ... this stuff parallelizes pretty easily.

Cheers,
-g

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