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Month: October 2014

Re: [trinity-devel] R14 hard freeze for RC1

From: Michele Calgaro <michele.calgaro@...>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:17:43 +0900
> As I alluded to before while these things are certainly possible the sheer
> size of TDE (well over 150 separate GIT repositories) tends to make
> temporary anything impractical--I spend more time setting it up, managing
> it, and tearing it down than any time saved in between.
> There are limits to what I can do with the build farm due to Debian
> requiring monotonically increasing version numbers.  Likely there would
> need to be a separate R14 PPA that tracks the "master" of the R14 branch;
> this is not feasible at this time due to the sheer size of the R14 archive
> and paucity of financial support.  Look at it this way--if we started
> doing things like this (multiple 30GB PPAs of the same project at slightly
> different code revisions) on the free public Launchpad system we would be
> restricted very rapidly if not kicked off entirely.  PPAs on Launchpad are
> only 2GB in size for a reason--it gets very expensive very fast to scale
> out, and no one is directly paying for the space they use in Launchpad.
> Same applies here. :-)
> I am working on the new site right now, so I probably won't be tracking
> this discussion closely.  I'll come back to it once RC1 is out, so please
> don't finalize anything in my absence.

Yeap, no problem Tim. As I said, mine was just an idea since I don't 
have knowledge of how the primary nightly build site works internally.