Bileto and RiscV64

Andreas Hasenack andreas at
Wed Aug 26 22:41:23 UTC 2020

Taking openldap as an example:

amd64 build: ~1h
arm64 build: ~1h30
i386: ~1h
armhf build: ~2h
ppc64el: ~1h
s390x: ~1h
riscv64 build: 8h and still going

No tests have started yet as a result.

On Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM Andreas Hasenack <andreas at> wrote:
> Hi,
> The builders for riscv64 are very slow, and since bileto wails for all
> builds to be ready, each ticket can take dozens of hours. Even if I
> disable that arch in the ppa (via a #webops request), bileto later
> enables it again.
> Could we do one of the following:
> - disable riscv64 by default on bileto, and make it so it can be
> enabled (and remain enabled) in the ppa if the user so wants it
> - start bileto tests as soon as an arch build is ready, instead of
> waiting for them all to be ready as it is today
> - something else I haven't thought of :)
> I know we want to have packages working on riscv64, but since it's not
> blocking migration in the real archive, it seems unfair that it blocks
> bileto so much.

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