Copr routinely swamped by nightly builds

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Tue Feb 17 12:36:19 UTC 2015

On Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:35:57 +0100
Thomas Moschny <thomas.moschny at> wrote:

> 2015-02-17 5:34 GMT+01:00 Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at>:
> > IMHO, one of 2 things needs to happen:
> > a) Copr gets a massive increase of resources (builders) to handle
> > the load, OR
> > b) we disallow nightly builds of huge packages such as python3 in
> > Copr, because the infrastructure does not scale to that kind of
> > load.
> >
> >         Kevin Kofler

a) is in progress. We have hardware, just working on setting up a much
more recent openstack. Once thats in and stable and maintainable, we
should be able to increase the number of builders a great deal. 

> Wouldn't it be better to (c) implement some sort of 'fair' scheduling
> instead of a pure first-come-first-serve system?

Yes, that also has been talked about. I don't know where it is in
implementation however. 

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