[opam-devel] Travis is broken

Peter Zotov whitequark at whitequark.org
Sat Oct 25 11:27:44 BST 2014

On 2014-10-25 13:51, Thomas Gazagnaire wrote:
> I've cleanup the build queue manually yesterday (by cancelling all the
> OSX builds when necessary). The remaining 16 PRs are all broken by
> themselves.

FYI I have set up a buildbot+bors config and verified that it works.
(It's sitting there as a snapshot in DigitalOcean.)
However as I currently only have Linux workers, it seems to have
little benefit over the current Travis situation. Nevertheless,
if there is consensus that we should deploy buildbot+bors, I will
be happy to help.

> Best,
> Thomas
> On 24 Oct 2014, at 15:58, Thomas Gazagnaire <thomas at gazagnaire.org> 
> wrote:
>> They advised us to drop the OSX builds for now on ... so we should 
>> start by doing that. That's a bit unfortunate but that's better than 
>> the currently broken situation.
>> On 24 Oct 2014, at 02:07, Thomas Gazagnaire <thomas at gazagnaire.org> 
>> wrote:
>>> I agree this is a problem and I just sent a message to Travis CI 
>>> support to tell them about the issue. If you come up with a nice 
>>> solution I'm sure we can find a way to host it. Would be worth 
>>> looking at docker images (see https://github.com/avsm/docker-opam).
>>> Thomas
>>> On 24 Oct 2014, at 01:11, Peter Zotov <whitequark at whitequark.org> 
>>> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I'll be brief: Travis can't keep up with load on opam-repository.
>>>> See 
>>>> https://github.com/ocaml/opam-repository/pull/2883#issuecomment-60322073
>>>> and https://github.com/ocaml/opam-repository/issues/2880
>>>> for more details.
>>>> I'll hack together a buildbot+bors config this weekend.
>>>> I can run it off my own infrastructure for some time, but in the 
>>>> long
>>>> run, of course, it's better if some "official" team owns (and 
>>>> guarantees
>>>> that it's up) the infra. I also don't have headless OS X, and
>>>> I don't want my laptop to be the buildslave for long :p
>>>> --
>>>> Peter Zotov
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Peter Zotov

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