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From Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.bout...@free.fr>
Subject Re: volunteering for ASF Jenkins farm service maintenance
Date Sun, 13 Apr 2014 21:35:06 GMT
there are problems when building site, with reports forking lifecycles 
multiple times
can you try without building site?

Regards,

Hervé

Le dimanche 13 avril 2014 16:07:20 Martin Desruisseaux a écrit :
> Hello all
> 
> An other aspect which may be worth to explore for reducing resource
> consumption is the way we use or configure Maven. A few weeks ago,
> executing "mvn clean install deploy site" on Apache SIS with Maven 3.1
> apparently trigged compilation of all source code 18 times. It may not
> be Maven fault - I suspect some interactions between plugins, not all of
> them developed at Apache. The situation seems to improve with Maven 3.2
> (still need to confirm).
> 
>     Martin
> 
> Le 13/04/14 15:49, Dennis Lundberg a écrit :
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > Like Hervé I feel that the current state of Jenkins at the ASF is not
> > good enough. The main problem, judging by the threads on builds@, are
> > the Windows slaves. I see two major problems here:
> > 
> > 1. The stability of the servers - they seem to go offline quite often,
> > requiring manual restarts. Not sure where this problem lies though.
> > 
> > 2. Misuse of the available resources. Just have a look at the load
> > statistics for windows1:
> > https://builds.apache.org/computer/windows1/load-statistics
> > It currently has an avarage queue length of 12! With only 2 machines
> > available (currently only 1) we need to limit the amount of work the
> > can be put on them. Again I see two parts of the problem:
> > 
> > 2.a Extremely long running builds, i.e. builds that take 10+ hours to
> > complete. Example:
> > https://builds.apache.org/job/river-qa-refactor-win6/buildTimeTrend
> > 
> > 2.b Timer started jobs. If these slaves are to be used as *build*
> > servers we cannot afford to allow builds to run when there have been
> > no change in version control and no changes in upstream jobs.
> > Example:
> > https://builds.apache.org/job/ZooKeeper-trunk-WinVS2008/
> > 
> > Note: the examples above were selected randomly from the currently
> > running jobs. I'm sure there are lots of other projects doing similar
> > things. It is not my intention to single out these projects, but to
> > provide examples to back up the points I'm trying to make.


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