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Re: Cirrus CI limiting free compute time

From: Jimmy Sjölund via curl-library <>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2023 16:06:17 +0200

On August 22, 2023 2:53:51 AM GMT+02:00, Dan Fandrich via curl-library <> wrote:

>Another option is to rent one or more virtual servers somewhere and hook them up
>to Cirrus CI for only $10 per month. To replace our current usage would require
>at least 8 virtual servers, though, so still several hundred dollars per month.
>Finally, we could migrate all but the FreeBSD jobs to one of the CI services
>still offering a reasonable free tier (Azure and GHA). We can almost squeeze in
>our FreeBSD builds within our the Cirrus CI monthly credits, and I'm not aware
>of another CI service that offers FreeBSD servers, so that's probably the
>cheapest way forward. But it probably means more latency and slower build
>results as we load the other services even more.

Considering that Cirrus CI lists curl and use the logo on their first page, they might be open for some kind of sponsorship, if contacted?

Received on 2023-08-22