[Scummvm-devel] ScummVM goes buildbot

Pawel Kolodziejski aquadran at xtr.net.pl
Wed Apr 15 14:35:57 CEST 2009


On 2009-04-15, at 12:12, Max Horn wrote:

>
> Am 15.04.2009 um 11:50 schrieb Pawel Kolodziejski:
>
>>
>> On 2009-04-15, at 10:43, Max Horn wrote:
>>
>>> Repeating this on the list again (Andre seems away / busy for the  
>>> time
>>> being, far enough ;-).
>>>
>>>
>>> Now that buildbot works pretty well, I added it to our navigation
>>> sidebar (and also did the same for our blog planet).
>>>
>>> So, I am wondering: When do we want to go public with the daily  
>>> builds
>>> generated by this? I.e, <http://buildbot.scummvm.org/snapshots/> ?  
>>> As
>>> I understand, one concern was bandwidth, but if I think Andre
>>> installed some stuff to allow us / Qvist to measure it, so that we  
>>> can
>>> switch it off should it turn out to be too much.
>>>
>>> Right? Wrong? Thoughts?
>>>
>>
>>
>> Can this buildbot adopted for residual ?
>
> In theory, that would be possible, if somebody invested the work  
> into it.
>
>
> Which raises another question in my eyes: Personally I always  
> wondered why Residual is a "subproject" of ScummVM. To me it never  
> made much sense, it seems more reasonable to setup a separate SF.net  
> (or whatever) project for it and move it all there. Have its own  
> respository, its own mailing list, its own homepage, its own set of  
> developers. It copies some code from ScummVM, true, but as long as  
> these files are copied anyway, there is nothing to be gained by  
> having it in the same repos as ScummVM.
>

I agree with you.


>
>> And add support for ubuntu builds ?
>
> Can't the debian .debs be used on Ubunutu straight?
>
> Otherwise, it would be a matter of "somebody" (you?) setting up a  
> "cross compiler environment" from Debian to Ubunutu; the difficulty  
> of which might range from trivial )if the locations and versions of  
> libraries etc. are identical on Ubuntu and Debian), up to nasty (if  
> they differ and you thus have to install lots of Ubuntu files into a  
> fake ubuntu "build root").
>
>
> Bye,
> Max
>





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