Re: [Infotropique] early May update
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> We will have some build servers provided, but the emphasis is on decentralized, > distributed computing. That means: > 1. For now I'm a student with a student's budget ;) > 2. No way to accept large amounts of donations that would enable build servers > even if I don't expect to be hit with 20+ TB / month. > 2.1 As soons as there's a tech demo, I'll talk to one of the non-profit umbrella orgs > for donations and more. > 3. We really don't want to rely on the old web, but also know that we need a fallback > (for possible bootstrapping etc) and that experimenting with GNUnet FS is a long > journey to the goal (GNUnet FS distribution of binary substitutes and more). > 4. You are encouraged to run and provide local or even global buildservers.
> 0: The pkgs, ports, and ports-wip collection grew from a base of around 500+ > packages I commited to Guix and around 70 guix branches which I had to be > commited to Guix (containing +/- 200 packages). > They also came from a growing, problematic amount of GUIX_PACKAGE_PATH > repositories (think of them as smarter versions of Gentoo overlays). So my > packages were already outside, just not with the intention to alter formats > and experiment towards new distribution ways. > The repositories (pkgs, ports, ports-wip) are far from finished.