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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Timeout for long running tasks
  • From: Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 09:47:03 +0100
  • Message-id: <200702140947.03181.adrian@xxxxxxx>
Am Mittwoch 14 Februar 2007 08:08:21 schrieb Dirk Stoecker:
> ----- Message Text -----
> Hello,
>
> At the moment there are many builds in "building but not doing anything"
> state.
>
> I think there should be two security mechanisms:
>
> a) Break broken builds after a specific time (2 hours? How long take
> kernel builds?)

possible idea, but the kernel is not the longest possible build. I have seen
jobs taking > 12 hours for serious ...

> b) Allow the package owners/users to signal an abort build.

might be a good idea, at least as long we also offer to trigger rebuilds.

>
> c) When rebuild is triggered do abort build signal automatically as
> the build is discarded anyway (to save computing power).

IIRC this is already implemented



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Adrian Schroeter
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nürnberg)
email: adrian@xxxxxxx

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