[Python-Dev] Stable build slaves authority

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Oct 14 00:14:21 CEST 2010

Am 14.10.2010 00:08, schrieb Stephen Hansen:
> On 10/13/10 2:47 PM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>> (you'll notice that we have currently no 64-bit Windows machine although
>> 64-bit support under Windows has specific issues)
> Provided its not a problem that its a VM, I have a hefty 64-bit Win7
> Professional instance that I can put a buildslave on. Despite being a VM
> it gets ownership of two cores and 4 gigs of RAM, so should be plenty
> fast to handle the load. And I do run it 24/7.

So far, we didn't have problems with VMs.

Please be aware that Windows poses its own challenges. Often, builds
or testsuite runs end up with popup windows, which then hang subsequent
builds. You often get dozens of them to click away. So operating a
Windows slave is much more tedious than a Unix one.


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