[Libre-silicon-devel] Tools for VLSI Design - LibreSilicon flavored Live-DVD. repo traffic

ludwig jaffe ludwig.jaffe at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 09:48:05 CET 2019


Traffic Bandwidth on repo:
Expected bandwidth is low. I guess 10Mbit would be nice but don't expect
too much traffic as nobody is interested. It scales with the frequency of
this mailing list:)
Also I think the tools will not have big changes and updates as this is
much work and we are few.

I feel that I will grab the newest source make it build smoothly and make
packages using some Debian maintainer tools.
Ant then there will be the newest version of the tools! be sitting around,
and maybe a new version every year with little change.

Cheers

Ludwig


On Sunday, February 3, 2019, Philipp Gühring <pg at futureware.at> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>> Toolchain:
>> Hi I could maintain a repository to be added to /etc/apt/sources.list
>> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/libresilicon
>
> Yes, this is a great idea. Please do that!
>
>> But the first step is to maintain a dynamically linked version of the
>> tools
>> for debian stable and ubuntu lts.
>
> Yes, dynamically or statically, whatever. The tools must be easily
> installable on Debian and derivatives.
>
>> This should be not too much work.
>> No need fir a life cd.
>
> I think having a live cd isn't as important as it was some years ago,
> since cd/dvd drives are getting less common in laptops lately, but when
> you operate this repository, creating a live cd from it should be somewhat
> easy I think.
>
>> Just a howto for adding our repo to the distribution.
>
> Yes, that should be the first step. Definitely.
>
>> Regarding electric: how to host a 600M tarball of html code
>> docunentation.
>
> I could provide hosting on my servers. What is the expected bandwidth?
>
> Best regards,
> Philipp
>
>

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