Subject: Re: FreeBSD's package cluster
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/27/2005 20:13:19
On Fri, May 27, 2005 at 10:09:10AM -0700, John Klos wrote:
> What'd be neat to see is a set of tools that could have one (fast) machine 
> preprocess, as much as possible, some or all of the packages, then have 
> the slower, real processors do the compiling. ClusterIt seems like it'd be 
> an ideal way to use one machine to coordinate all of them. It'd also be 
> neat to have a way to have multiple machines of the same arch work on 
> different, non-interdependent packages.

Have you looked at icecream? SuSE is supposed to use it for heterogenous
package builds. It's kind of like distcc on drugs :)