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On Fri, May 02, 2008 at 08:03:47AM -0700, Chris Gianelloni wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-05-02 at 10:20 +0800, Max Arnold wrote:
> > > > > Sure. In fact, I have 2 different "host types" right now, a "master"
> > > > > and a "build host" though they can reside on the same machine.
> > > >
> > > > Which roles they have?
> > >
> > > I'm not sure that I follow. Are you asking what specific tasks would be
> > > performed by the roles above?
> > Yes, what specific tasks would be performed by these host types and
> > what are benefits of such distinction?
> > I guess a "master" purpose is to serve updates, or things are more tricky?
> Yeah, you're thinking way too small. ;]
> The master server will be the control interface for custom profiles and
> binary repositories, which are built by the build servers. It will
> (eventually) also be the configuration engine for each server. I hope
> to eventually have a complete system capable of controlling a Gentoo
> system from birth to death, from a centralized location.
Seems like a powerful addition to Gentoo infrastructure. Good luck in your work!
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