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Re: Bug#120309: ITP: sbuild -- Tool for building Debian binary packages from Debian sources

Adding -devel; trying to get some feedback before uploading.  It's
only at the works for me stage.

Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > If you can use/adapt any of the scripts, feel free.  I'll have a
> > look at pbuilder and see if there's anything I can steal. :-)
> You can probably get pbuilder to do the debootstrap creation.
> That's the part pbuilder seems to do best.
> Other parts are not much of interest, I think.
> Both of them are small applications.
> Making pbuilder to use sbuild instead of pbuilder-buildpackage for 
> building and build-dep checking might be an interesting challenge.

The sbuild package chroot creation sucks and I don't know when
I'll get to improving it -- poor net connection currently and
it's not very interesting. :-)  You set up the chroots once
and then just keep them current from then on.

It might make sense to add sbuild to your package, maybe as an
alternate build method.  I haven't checked out out pbuilder yet
so I don't know if this make sense.  I'll grab it right now.

There's currently a little fork with the sbuild in most common
use and CVS.  If you want to combine the two packages, I could
co-maintain until this settles down; or not?


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