Travis CI timeouts for MacPorts builds

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Sep 8 16:50:02 UTC 2020

On Sep 8, 2020, at 11:39, Mojca Miklavec wrote:

> On Tue, 8 Sep 2020 at 18:28, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Sep 7, 2020, at 11:24, Ruben Di Battista wrote:
>>> Would à Linux machine with some virtualization method (libvirt?) be acceptable as CI runner?
>> I can't see how, since we're trying to verify builds of ports, and there is no general expectation that port builds would work on non-Mac operating systems.
> We are not talking about running the builds on Linux, but running the
> virtual machines on Linux, and if wasn't for the legal reasons, this
> would be a perfectly viable solution (provided you get all the VMs
> working, to start with). But if you get it working on linux for
> testing purposes, a very similar recipe might work on macOS.

Ah. Sure, you could develop a method on Linux if you really wanted to, but to actually run macOS VMs, it'll have to run on a Mac.

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