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Re: CentOS buildbot

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:24:43 +0000


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----- Original Message -----
> From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
> To: Subversion Development <dev_at_subversion.apache.org>
> Cc: 
> Sent: Monday, 26 January 2015, 18:59
> Subject: CentOS buildbot
> Seems that the machine that was running our CentOS buildbot has disappeared.
> We can get a new one setup (probably a VM, not sure if the old one was physical
> hardware or a VM).
> But the question is now what do we want.  The CentOS buildbot was running a
> rather old version of CentOS, we actually had to install a few dependencies
> manually (APR, serf) because the OS packaged versions didn't meet our 
> minimum
> requirements.  So the buildbot was acting somewhat of a test of minimal
> requirements.
> Do we want to try and duplicate that or do we want a more modern CentOS?
I think it's useful to have builders at both ends of the spectrum: minimal/oldest, and also bleeding-edge/all-fancy-options.
Any reason we shouldn't request two VMs and maintain both? I can't see it being an unacceptable computing load nor administrative burden.
- Julian
Received on 2015-01-26 20:26:38 CET

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