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William Siegrist wsiegrist at
Sat Jan 8 08:29:24 PST 2011

On Jan 7, 2011, at 9:35 PM, Joshua Root wrote:

> On 2011-1-8 15:25 , Rainer Müller wrote:
>> In the past we discussed that Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard on Intel x86_64
>> would be the choice which is most common, so we would start with that.
>> That was some time ago, but I guess it's still valid. We can always add
>> others later.
>> We do not have a lack of equipment for this, the problem is still
>> writing the software.
> Well actually the blocking factor at the moment seems to be the
> macosforge infrastructure changes. After that I believe the plan is to
> set up a buildbot for running MPAB, and once that's running it shouldn't
> be too hard to write a script that decides whether a port's license is
> known good and allows syncing the archive to a download location.
> It's frustrating having to wait on things outside our control, but I'm
> sure Bill is doing everything he can to make it happen.

Yes, I'd like to get buildbot/MPAB going once I have the extra hardware in place to support it. It is taking a lot longer than it should, due to things out of my control, but we are making progress. 

Of course, if someone else has a spare server and wants to get started on their own, please don't let me slow you down. 


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