Re: [HACKERS] buildfarm and rolling release distros

2014-07-04 Thread Christoph Berg
Re: Craig Ringer 2014-07-02 53b39638.9010...@2ndquadrant.com +1. The buildfarm has one such member already, anchovy, and I recall it having given at least one helpful forewarning. It shows as Arch Linux testing [updated daily], which is sufficient annotation for me. Its failure rate

[HACKERS] buildfarm and rolling release distros

2014-07-01 Thread Andrew Dunstan
I've always been a bit reluctant to accept buildfarm members that are constantly being updated, because it seemed to me that it created something with too many variables. However, we occasionally get requests from people who want to run on such platforms, and I'm also a bit reluctant to turn

Re: [HACKERS] buildfarm and rolling release distros

2014-07-01 Thread Robert Haas
On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 12:49 PM, Andrew Dunstan and...@dunslane.net wrote: I've always been a bit reluctant to accept buildfarm members that are constantly being updated, because it seemed to me that it created something with too many variables. However, we occasionally get requests from people

Re: [HACKERS] buildfarm and rolling release distros

2014-07-01 Thread Gavin Flower
On 02/07/14 06:02, Robert Haas wrote: On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 12:49 PM, Andrew Dunstan and...@dunslane.net wrote: I've always been a bit reluctant to accept buildfarm members that are constantly being updated, because it seemed to me that it created something with too many variables. However, we

Re: [HACKERS] buildfarm and rolling release distros

2014-07-01 Thread Tom Lane
Robert Haas robertmh...@gmail.com writes: On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 12:49 PM, Andrew Dunstan and...@dunslane.net wrote: I've always been a bit reluctant to accept buildfarm members that are constantly being updated, because it seemed to me that it created something with too many variables.

Re: [HACKERS] buildfarm and rolling release distros

2014-07-01 Thread Noah Misch
On Tue, Jul 01, 2014 at 08:35:16PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote: Robert Haas robertmh...@gmail.com writes: On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 12:49 PM, Andrew Dunstan and...@dunslane.net wrote: I'm also not sure how to designate these machines. The buildfarm server metadata isn't designed for auto-updating

Re: [HACKERS] buildfarm and rolling release distros

2014-07-01 Thread Craig Ringer
On 07/02/2014 10:58 AM, Noah Misch wrote: On Tue, Jul 01, 2014 at 08:35:16PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote: Robert Haas robertmh...@gmail.com writes: On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 12:49 PM, Andrew Dunstan and...@dunslane.net wrote: I'm also not sure how to designate these machines. The buildfarm server