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Re: [announcement] distbb - new tool for DISTrbuted Bulk Builds!
>> I've made my own tool for a distributed bulk builds, distbb.
>> It is available as a package wip/distbb.
>> Key features:
>> - several packages can be built at the same time on different
>> machines or chroots
>> - there is no limit on a number of building nodes
>> - ready for bulk builds with DESTDIR enabled
>> - logs are better than pbulk's (inspired by Hubert's bulk build)
>> - no pbulk-like "surprizes" like pkg/36985, pkg/37100, pkg/37700 etc.
>> Example bulk build result:
>> I think distbb is in beta stage.
>> So, bug reports, suggestions, questions etc. are welcome, as always.
> Is there a summary somewhere of the relative strengths and weaknesses
> of this approach versus pbulk? While I think competition is a good
> thing, I also hope we don't let one bitrot.
As of distbb-0.6.2 and pkg_summary-utils-0.4.5 failures of
pkg_update_src_summary (close to "scanning" phase in terms of pbulk)
are logged and reported like the following
Of course, link to these failures is available from top-level
report.html. How pbulk works in such situation - see
"Resolving" stage failures are also "fatal" for pbulk.
Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.
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