[Gllug] [OT] Appreciation

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Thu Dec 14 12:05:32 UTC 2006

John Winters wrote:
> Martin A. Brooks wrote:
>> On Thu, 2006-12-14 at 10:14 +0000, Juergen Schinker wrote:
>>>> And what about the other couple of hundred servers?
>>> once you know the deal your getting faster...
>>> some good trained can do it in approx. one hour
>> Errm, you're saying you can deploy a few hundred gentoo "servers" in an
>> hour?
> Well presumably if you have several hundred servers you can use distcc 
> and have it done in no time.

you'd have 1 machine done in no time using distcc on 100 servers, what 
about the other 99 ?

rinse, repeat ?

distcc itself needs bootstrapping and a fairly functional toolchain on 
each box. I wonder how long gcc-4 along with compat-gcc-32 will take ( 
hey, how long would just the *tests* take on a few hundred machines )

- KB

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