Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Keep your CI server on a fast machine

The build for our main site was taking nearly 8 minutes on the CI server, getting dangerously close to the recommended 10-minute limit. And I'm talking about the basic, commit build. However, a "nant all" on my machine took about 2 minutes! WTF?!? Then I remembered that I installed CruiseControl on a crappy old 512mb RAM machine!

I moved it to a newer, faster server, and problem solved :-)

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