Infrastructure tasks of the RB Team to help

jathan jathan at
Wed Nov 25 19:48:10 UTC 2020

On 24/11/2020 20:24, kpcyrd wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 02:05:55PM -0600, jathan wrote:
>> On 23/11/2020 15:23, Holger Levsen wrote:
>>> or you could maybe help with getting this archlinux rebuilderd set up
>>> set up on r-b.o infrastructure?
>> It is a good proposal to help with
>> the Arch Linux rebuilder set up on r-b.o infrastructure. Do we have some
>> references currently to read about that rebuilder set up please?
> The setup is fairly simple, the easiest/fastest way to toy around with a
> simple rebuilderd setup is:
> - Pull the archlinux vagrant image and ssh into it
> - Run pacman -S rebuilderd
> - Follow the instructions on
> I'd recommend going for a single machine setup first (everything should
> work of the box, basically) and extend it to a multi-machine setup
> afterwards (basically just configuring nginx in front for https and
> configuring secrets).
> If you run into any issues (or anybody else reading this list), you are
> welcome to ask questions in #archlinux-reproducible on freenode (pretty
> much all rebuilderd users hang out there right now).
> The second part is integrating it into the existing deployment tooling
> for r-b infrastructure, I think h01ger can help answering any questions
> there. :)
> Note that Arch Linux is currently the only supported distro, but a
> rebuilderd instance is theoretically able to track multiple distros at
> the same time.
Hi kpyrd,

Thanks a lot for sharing this great instructions and your suggestions! I
will try to start with the single machine setup first then. Thank you
for the #archlinux-reproducible IRC channel,


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