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seefeld at sympatico.ca
Tue Feb 10 16:54:47 UTC 2009
Axel Hecht wrote:
> 2009/2/10 Stefan Seefeld <seefeld at sympatico.ca
> <mailto:seefeld at sympatico.ca>>
> Aleksandr Milewski wrote:
> > Agreed, this is very high on my list.
> > I'd also like to be able to subscribe a single buildslave to
> > buildmasters.
> Out of curiosity, what is the rationale for this ? While I can see it
> being hard to maintain multiple buildmasters, build slaves are cheap,
> and allowing them to serve multiple projects just complicates things
> without much benefit.
> Interestingly enough, build slaves aren't as cheap as one would think.
> Right now, we're running against the limits of our VMs at a few places
> here at Mozilla, and we're already at a size where just adding another
> machine doesn't really solve the problem.
OK, it seems I expressed myself poorly. I was certainly not suggesting
that a build slave instance, executing one or multiple builders, was
cheap. My point was that I couldn't see the advantage of one slave
serving multiple builders / masters.
I fully agree that it is highly desirable to be able to restrict how
many builders may run in parallel.
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