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From Jürgen Schmidt <jogischm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Current status of a MacOS build bot
Date Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:55:10 GMT
On 25/08/14 15:25, David Nalley wrote:
> Hi Juergen:
> Now that we have budget approved (as of Wednesday); we are purchasing
> a Mac Mini Server for AOO to use as a build slave. We've discussed
> bringing some Mac VMs online now that vSphere 5 and OSX licensing
> permits that to run as a VM, but thats likely later in the year as it
> requires a vSphere upgrade. The Mac Mini should get you up and running
> relatively soon. More details once it arrives and OSUOSL brings it
> online.

sounds good, I am busy this week and will be on vacation for 2 weeks
later. I will see where we are after my vacation.


> --David
> On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 7:07 AM, Jürgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> there was already a lot of discussion and I believe also some ongoing
>> work to provide a MacOS build bot. Can anybody tell me what the current
>> status is? A working and available build bot is somewhat important for
>> the OpenOffice project to ensure that builds can be done in the future
>> and don't depend on any private machine.
>> I am interested to help with setting up a working build environment for
>> AOO if a Mac machine can be made available as discussed.
>> Any kind of further information is highly appreciated and welcome.
>> The same is true for Linux build bots running an older CentOS system
>> that can be used to support our baseline for OpenOffice. The baseline
>> ensures that the OpenOffice builds can be installed on as many as
>> possible Linux versions. Well it would be better to build it from
>> scratch for any Linux distros but the cooperation here lacks of
>> volunteers on both sides. It's potentially more a political problem
>> where I am personally not interested in.
>> Anyway my goal is to have build bots that can be used at any time to
>> build a binary release for OpenOffice to fulfill our users need.
>> Juergen

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