RIP: - no nightly windows builds for a while

Nathan Buchanan nbinont at
Fri Aug 22 18:23:47 EDT 2008

On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 3:28 PM, Derek Atkins <warlord at> wrote:

> "Nathan Buchanan" <nbinont at> writes:
> > Yesterday morning, cyberbird's hard drive failed on me, and despite my
> > recitation attempts, a few other of cyberbird's ailments finally caught
> up
> > with it. Unfortunately it was just cyberbird's time to go. RIP cyberbird.
> >
> > This means that nightly build of the windows installer will not be
> available
> > until a replacement is found - unfortunately my replacement timeline for
> > that machine is measured in months :(.
> >
> > I will still be able to provide random builds of trunk, but this will be
> > entirely time permitting.
> >
> > Normal release builds should proceed as normal.
> Perhaps it's time to contemplate a new gnucash server that can run
> VMs for things like builds and testing?  I could certainly imagine
> running a few win32 VMs so we could test packages on XP and Vista,
> perhaps even in different configurations?

That would definately be nice, and I agree VMs would be the way to go.
Having a single machine dedicated to a single version of an OS is a bit


> > Nathan
> -derek
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