[Nix-dev] Funding Hydra Development

James Cook james.cook at utoronto.ca
Wed Jan 21 23:19:24 CET 2015

On 21 January 2015 at 14:10, Moritz Ulrich <moritz at tarn-vedra.de> wrote:
> Vladimír Čunát <vcunat at gmail.com> writes:
>> On 01/21/2015 10:32 PM, Wout Mertens wrote:
>>> Not sure if throwing money at the Hydra codebase will speed up compiles
>>> (apart from setting it up to use ccache).
>> I understood that rather as having more build power at Hydra.nixos.org
> The other suggestion is quite nice too - I'd be glad to provide *some*
> of the power of my Homeserver to a shared hydra instance.
> An approach like this would cause other issues though: Slow servers, low
> bandwidth, etc. Distributed computing is just hard.

What about security? I wouldn't use binaries from a hydra cluster
that's open to anyone on the Internet to contribute to, because unless
I misunderstand, that means everyone has the opportunity to substitute
malicious binaries.


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