pkgsrc bulk build profile

Simon 'corecode' Schubert corecode at
Mon Feb 23 07:13:29 PST 2009

Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 03:08:49PM +0100, Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote:
>> Just to clarify, on the quad core, you're running 4 bulk build slaves,
>> not running one slave which builds with MAKE_JOBS=4?
> Yes, 4 different virtual machines, each with 512MB RAM and using NFS for
> shared filesystems.

what virtualization system do you use?  i guess the netbsd is running as
guest in the virtual machines.

Is this significantly faster than running 4 chroots for the build
slaves?  If so, do you have an idea why this happens?


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