[Python-Dev] EC2 buildslaves

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Sun Nov 1 18:54:32 CET 2009

On 31 Oct, 08:13 pm, solipsis at pitrou.net wrote:
>Martin v. Löwis <martin <at> v.loewis.de> writes:
>>Not sure whether it's still relevant after the offers of individually
>>donated hardware.
>We'll see, indeed.
>>However, if you want to look into this, feel free to
>>set up EC2 slaves.
>I only know to setup mainstream Linux distros though (Debian- or
>Redhat-lookalikes :-)). I've just played a bit and, after the hassle of 
>with a bunch of different keys and credentials, setting up an instance 
>saving an image for future use is quite easy.

Starting with a mainstream distro doesn't seem like a bad idea.  For 
example, there isn't currently a 32bit Ubuntu (any version) slave.  That 
would be a nice gap to fill in, right?


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