This week

Ian Lynagh ian at
Tue Jan 29 18:39:48 CET 2013

On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 09:19:36AM +0000, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> | The discussion about replacing abbot seems to be achieving consensus.
> | There's no urgency, but if it seems to taper out again then I'll try
> | prodding the committee to put the plan into action.
> What *is* the consensus?

To get a Hetzner server, and run a bunch of VMs on it for the different

I think everyone's agreed on that, but there's some discussion about how
best to handle backups.

> We should get on with this. It bit several times recently, and we don't want to wait until it becomes really serious!  (And it looks bad.)

Replacing abbot isn't related to the recent problems with abbot. We want
to replace it because the hardware is a few years old and out of
warranty, but the recent problems were software issues and would
probably affect the replacement in the same way.


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