Thanks for the response, Alan. I haven't posted on this alias in many
months, so it wasn't me who asked 2 days ago.
(nor do I see a
similar thread from two days ago, but it may have been sent to the bit
bucket, so I can't be certain)
On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 2:57 PM, Alan McKinnon <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 29 October 2009 20:36:27 James wrote:
>> I have a cluster of Gentoo boxes I'd like to update all at once, along
>> with emerging specific packages to the servers simultaneously.
>> Does anyone have any experience(s) with a good utility for doing this?
>> I've seen a few scripts online for accomplishing this but I'm not sure
>> how these scripts would handle the large amount of output that emerge
>> generates from all the servers simultaneously.
>> Thoughts / ideas appreciated.
> I thought we answered this for you two days ago?
> Put the same world and config on every machine, and build everything on one
> host called the binhost.
> emerge -k on every machine will pull binary packages from the binhost. This is
> identical to working with say Ubuntu, except that it's not a maintainer
> building packages and putting them on a remote repo, it's you doing it and
> putting the packages on a machine on your local network.
> clusterssh will let you log into many machines at once and run emerge -avuND
> world everywhere
> alan dot mckinnon at gmail dot com