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From Davanum Srinivas <>
Subject Re: gbuild: dream to reality
Date Tue, 22 Nov 2005 13:22:10 GMT
Great job!!!!!!!

On 11/22/05, David Blevins <> wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2005, at 2:01 AM, David Blevins wrote:
> > When I close my eyes and think big, I see a large federation
> > consisting of smaller groups of machines from individuals and
> > companies sharing some common building/testing infrastructure, open
> > to and co-maintained by members of the community projects, building
> > all our code all the time and testing it on every variety of OS, VM
> > and Database imaginable....
> I'm happy to say...I so nailed this.  We've got it, it works, it
> rocks.  It's running right now!
> For those who haven't been following the gbuild commit logs over the
> last two weeks, I've taken Continuum, ActiveMQ, and a whole lot of
> long nights and days and created a system that can push continuum
> builds onto a jms queue (activemq) where they are picked up by GBuild
> Agents (slimmed and extended version of continuum) running in the
> gbuild network. The results are then pushed onto a topic where they
> are aggregated by another agent in the gbuild network.  Putting more
> work on the queue is as easy as dropping a properties file in a
> directory.
> At the moment, have the following machines chugging away on a mix of
> tck and other work:
>   -
>   -
>   -
>   -
> Going to get the Chariot Solutions boxes,
>, and running tomorrow.
> A really cool aspect of this is that we can throw more machines at it
> in the middle of a run.  It's just jms queue/consumer underneath so
> new consumers can be added at anytime!  The whole thing is also
> really extendible and not specific to tck testing, so we could work
> in performance testing and whip up results agents to analyze the
> performance data.  Sky is the limit!
> Off to get some sleep finally... Will send more technical information
> tomorrow.  Just wanted to give everyone the good news.
> Thanks again to everyone (Simula, Mergere, Chariot, Dain) for
> donating hosting, boxes, and manpower to get GBuild going.  Can't
> wait to get the AMD boxes in the mix too.  I'm really excited about
> all this and can't imagine it going any better.
> -David

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