self hosting + nightly snapshots

Andrew Dalgleish
Wed Feb 17 19:26:00 GMT 1999

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	DJ Delorie []
> Sent:	1999 February 18, Thursday 13:59
> To:	Andrew Dalgleish
> Cc:
> Subject:	Re: self hosting + nightly snapshots
> > How is it determined whether or not to put a newlib snapshot up?
> newlib snapshots are included no more than once every five days.  This
> is mostly to reduce disk space needs.  As newlib doesn't change that
> often, this is a calculated risk.  When it happens, we can either post
> a suitable patch, or you can wait a few days for a newlib snapshot to
> show up.
> > Is this done automatically?
> Yes.  The entire snapshot system is 100% automated and unattended.
[Andrew Dalgleish]  
Sounds good.
Is there any chance of getting md5sums or similar?

> There is *always* a risk that the snapshots won't build.  If you
> expect otherwise, please change your expectations.
[Andrew Dalgleish]  
I am the software build manager for Axon Instruments, so I sympathize

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