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Re: Help requested: Packages which FTBFS randomly




Vincent Bernat:
> [...]
> 
> [...] The policy doesn't state that a package
> must build when there is not enough disk space or memory. Maybe it would
> be far simpler to allow packages to fail to build if there is not enough
> CPUs.
> 

On a related note: Having some way to declare minimum requirements for
e.g. disk space and memory (a la "base GB usage + GB usage/core") used
would be great.
  Especially if it is available in metadata, so wanna-build can see
whether it makes sense to assign a given package to a given build-node.

That way we could presumably fix most of the "resource
exhausted"-failures by not over-committing resources on the buildds.

Thanks,
~Niels