[Haskell-cafe] Offer to mirror Hackage
rrnewton at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 22:23:51 CEST 2012
> There's two options I think:
> 1. a machine for the central hackage server,
> 2. a machine for doing package builds
> The former will require more organisation, partly because we need the
> haskell.org people to have some degree of control over the system. The
> latter is easier because the design allows for multiple clients to do
> builds rather than just one central machine. So all that requires is a
> user account to upload the data. (plus the small matter of a working
> build bot client software, which is where scoutess may help)
I wonder if this could get to the point where it could be done seti-at-home
style, farmed out via a VM image. That is people would run the image to
provide resources (and geographic distribution) to the build server cloud.
Maybe they get a fast local mirror as a reward.
If it were every that easy I would certainly love to run a VM!
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