gcc11-devel and our buildbots

Christopher Nielsen mascguy at rochester.rr.com
Wed Dec 29 18:30:22 UTC 2021

> It seems like we’re updating this port at least weekly. With the result being that our Intel buildbots are routinely bogged down for a long time, sometimes as long as 4-5 hours.
> While I understand that we want to follow upstream’s progress - particularly for the ARM version - is this really necessary for Intel?

The reality is even worse, as libgcc-devel takes as long to build - if not longer - than gcc-devel. So net-net, our Intel buildbots are routinely being tied up for 8+ hours on each update.

Can we please stop this insanity?

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