On 2016-02-26 13:14, Paul Sherwood wrote:
On 2016-02-26 12:54, Sam Thursfield wrote:
> On 24/02/16 11:40, Rob Taylor wrote:
>> On 24/02/16 10:19, Sam Thursfield wrote:
>> I could imagine the approach Tristan is taking would work
>> excellently on
>> a large powerful x86 server (especially with the distcc aspect) -
>> be even better if the qemu tcq-multithread work pans out . It
>> seems that this is possible to run as non-root from Tristan's
>> recent mail.
>> So, simplest approach for this class of users would simply to be to
>> provide logins on a largish x86 build box! (and the box can be
>> by central IT/IS)
> Good idea, that might be enough. In fact from my limited experience
> would say 'remote access to a UNIX box from Windows' is not an
> uncommon developer setup in big companies. The 'Morph distbuild'
> server approach seems to have caused some bad feeling about the
> concept of a build server, but this would be totally different as
> would be using real shell accounts, so it'd be simpler to get access
> to the real staging area, when trying to debug build failures.
Plus, tbd can do multi-instance on vlarge machines... it's fast like
distbuild, without the complexity :)
That would be YBD :)