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Re: Distributed bulk building for slow machines

>> Instead, keep one machine
>> building a given package until it's finished or not heard from
>> in a while.
> You'd need something that would report at fixed intervals
> "still alive and still working" as well as updating when builds
> have been completed.  Else, how do you define "a while" when
> different packages take differing amounts of time to build?  I
> think this is where Håvard was going but didn't say explicitly.

Yes, that's correct.

And... In addition to the (presumed) binary package resulting
from the build, the build logs would also need to be reported
back to the master, especially in the event of a build failure.


- Håvard

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