Volunteer for a workshop on "setting up your own buildbot/buildslave"?

Daniel J. Luke dluke at geeklair.net
Wed Nov 11 07:32:24 PST 2015

On Nov 11, 2015, at 9:25 AM, Rainer Müller <raimue at macports.org> wrote:
>> Having all of a port's packages -- for all platforms, variants and
>> build options -- in a single directory is nice though because it's a
>> single directory listing to look at to figure out if a particular
>> binary exists. I use this all the time when deciding whether I need
>> to force a buildbot build or investigate a buildbot build failure,
>> and it would be less good for there to be even two directories to
>> need to check, much less more than that.
> I see your point here.
> This could also be solved with a proper new web interface for the
> PortIndex, that regularly checks which archives are available. However,
> from experience with this topic, either nobody will write this or we
> will fail once again to deploy it...

we could probably write a 'port' or other utility procedure that does 'check for available archives' and iterates over whatever number of directories we have.

We do seem to be able to still release new versions of base/ ;-)

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