I have been using b-2008-ec2-kmoir2 for testing some patches. However, the default state of the machine doesn't have the correct libraries required to compile a build Specifically, it's missing the current version of Mozilla Build an Visual Studio Community edition required to make mach build work https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Developer_guide/Build_Instructions/Windows_Prerequisites Is there a reason the these packages aren't installed by default? I installed them manually on my loaner to move forward with my work
I compared Mozilla Build version from a loaner and a production machine (the latter is usually created from the latest AMI, which gets puppetized during the process): C:\mozilla-build\VERSION shows v.1.9.0 for both of them. Things are similar for the Visual Studio version: I'm only able to see Visual Studio 2013 in both cases. Taking a look at the logs for a random build running on such an instance, it appears that vs2015u3.zip is downloaded from tooltool if not present in a local cache. 04:45:36 INFO - INFO - File vs2015u3.zip not present in local cache folder c:/builds/tooltool_cache 04:45:36 INFO - INFO - Attempting to fetch from 'https://api.pub.build.mozilla.org/tooltool/'... 04:45:46 INFO - INFO - File vs2015u3.zip fetched from https://api.pub.build.mozilla.org/tooltool/ as c:\builds\moz2_slave\m-in-w64-000000000000000000000\build\src\tmppf4vgx There is also work in bug 1307855 to apply puppet config to our b-2008 loaners. @Kim: do you thing anything else is needed here?
I don't know if something changed since I received my loaner. In any case, if the vs 2015 is installed on the loaner now, that is great. That wasn't the case when I received my loaner.
I'll close this for now, please feel free to re-open if needed.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: a year ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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