[PD] nightly builds going away for now

Greg Pond gregpond at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 15:41:03 CEST 2012

I have the machine running the builds for mac ppc in my office. Hans has
been running it remotely from NY. If I should keep it here, I can pass the
access information to whomever can take over the builds.


On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 8:06 AM, András Murányi <muranyia at gmail.com> wrote:

> Bad news and such a sort notice but glad to hear Max can help. Thanks Max
> and thanks Hans (and "forza, coraggio" with the babies and all the fuss)!
> My first thought was how we could decentralize the system a bit in order
> to make it less fragile...
> 1st, I'd like to see more "private" build machines, even with some
> modification to the build script that allows for weekly builds instead of
> daily ones...
> 2nd, what about using the cloud for storage? There are plenty of file
> hosting services and we are talking about 20-30MB files. Authenticity would
> be a priority of course.
> Just some thoughts.
> András
> On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 12:36 PM, Max <abonnements at revolwear.com> wrote:
>> i can help with that. we can put a few machines in our server room. i'm
>> at this institution for two more years, but i hope my successor will also
>> be teaching Pd, so there might be continuity after that date.
>> m.
>> Am 15.08.2012 um 23:40 schrieb João Pais:
>> > how about contacting someone at iem for that? or any other media school
>> with someone in the staff that is pd-friendly?
>> >
>> >>
>> >> Brooklyn Poly can no longer host the build farm machines there, so the
>> >> main set of machines will be going offline as of today (I just found
>> >> this out today).
>> >>
>> >> I'll see if I can find another host for them, but that will likely take
>> >> a good long while since I'm deep in life with a 1 year old, a pregnant
>> >> wife, and full time work.
>> >>
>> >> Even better would be someone taking over the hosting of the main
>> server,
>> >> i.e. the one with the web server and all of the builds.  I can post the
>> >> image of the current server for downloading, or advise on setting up a
>> >> new one from scratch.
>> >>
>> >> .hc
>> >
>> >
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