Martin Grigorov
January 24, 2020 06:28AM
Thank you for the detailed answer, Konstantin!

Keep the good work!
Martin

On Fri, Jan 24, 2020 at 12:45 PM Konstantin Pavlov <thresh@nginx.com> wrote:

> Hi Martin,
>
> Hope all is well.
>
> 23.01.2020 23:26, Martin Grigorov wrote:
> > Hello Nginx developers,
> >
> > I was not able to find any information what continous integration (CI)
> > Nginx project is using.
> > I'd like to ask whether you run a CI server/agent on ARM 32/64
> > architecture ?
>
> Indeed there is no public information on our CI system, and the page you
> linked rather specifies that we were able to build and test nginx under
> those targets.
>
> Nevertheless, ARM64/aarch64 is indeed a part of our CI, and every
> nginx/njs/unit revision is built and tested the same way as other
> supported architectures. Among CI builds, we provide aarch64/ARM64
> packages for select linux distributions:
> http://nginx.org/en/linux_packages.html#distributions .
>
> We don't have a CI target for a 32bit arm since its marketshare on
> server side is pretty much zero and for any real usage 64bit machines
> are the way to go.
>
> > At my job we are going to use more and more ARM64 based servers and we
> > would like to know whether this is a safe bet with Nginx.
> > At https://nginx.org/en/index.html
> > <https://nginx.org/en/index.html#tested_os_and_platforms
> >#tested_os_and_platforms
> > I see " Linux 3 — 4 / armv6l, armv7l, aarch64, ppc64le;". Does that mean
> > that Linux 5.x is not supported/tested or just that this documentation
> > page needs to be updated ?
>
> At the moment we have no targets in our CI system that run aarch64 under
> Linux kernel 5.x - currently tested are Ubuntu 16.04 (Linux 4.15),
> Ubuntu 18.04 (also Linux 4.15) and Amazon Linux 2 (Linux 4.14). It
> seems Ubuntu 20.04 will be released with 5.3.0 this April, so when we
> have it in our CI it'll be mentioned on the page as well.
>
> To sum it up, aarch64 is a good choice wrt nginx usage these days, and
> it's safe to assume it's not going anywhere.
>
> Have a good one,
>
> --
> Konstantin Pavlov
> https://www.nginx.com/
>
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Is Nginx being tested on ARM architecture ?

Martin Grigorov 126 January 23, 2020 03:28PM

Re: Is Nginx being tested on ARM architecture ?

Konstantin Pavlov 26 January 24, 2020 05:46AM

Re: Is Nginx being tested on ARM architecture ?

Martin Grigorov 45 January 24, 2020 06:28AM



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