RIP: - no nightly windows builds for a while

Andrew Sackville-West andrew at
Tue Aug 26 12:14:37 EDT 2008

On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 12:26:43PM -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:
> "Nathan Buchanan" <nbinont at> writes:
> >     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 restrictive.
> Hmm..  An 8-core machine, 2 x QuadCore (Intel Xeon E5472), 16GB,
> 4x750GB SATA, with a Supermicro X7DWN+ - EATX - Intel 5400
> ChipsetSupermicro X7DWN+ - EATX - Intel 5400 Chipset Mobo is about
> $5k.   That could certainly run a bunch of VMs.   I just don't
> know if I could run ESXi or if I'd need to run Fedora + vmware-server.

And it should heat the place nicely too....


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