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From Alexandro Colorado <...@oooes.org>
Subject Re: Customized builds
Date Sun, 07 Apr 2013 19:24:56 GMT
On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 2:12 PM, janI <jani@apache.org> wrote:

> On 7 April 2013 20:58, Alexandro Colorado <jza@oooes.org> wrote:
>
> > I wonder if the nightly builds support customized builds, if for example
> if
> > a user wants a build that has some special configuration like, anti-alias
> > by default or a customized default templates or menu layout.
> >
> > Can the nightly build infrastructure be used to generate that?
> >
> No, our buildbot's run with a preconfigured setup, including number of
> tasks and configure for each task (job).
>
>
> >
> > If not, why not, what would be needed to do that.
> >
> We would need to change away from build bot, it cannot support dynamic. All
> changes in the setup has to be done via the infrastructure svn, where only
> a few have access.
>
> But I dont really get, if a user wants a customized build, would it not be
> simpler for him to build it himself ? the nightly build are in my opinion
>

Well because a user might want to just click on a build made by an
automated bot.

This is done a lot by OpenSuSE studio people which can let you remaster
SuSE through a web interface and download the .iso, virtual machine or
amazon image.


> to secure that our product builds and that the branches compile on
> different platforms. The purpose of the nightly build is not to save the
> user from installing a compiler.
>
> rgds
> jan I.
>
> >
> > Regards.
> >
> >
> > --
> > Alexandro Colorado
> > Apache OpenOffice Contributor
> > http://es.openoffice.org
> >
>



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Alexandro Colorado
Apache OpenOffice Contributor
http://es.openoffice.org

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