Re: Is Sid for broken stuff? Is it too much to ask for testing the packages?
On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 09:43:07PM -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> Now, what I really want is for someone to make a package like pbuilder
> that can use an existing chroot, without untarring it each time, because
> that's slow. Shouldn't be hard to do, I just haven't found the time.
Another two suggestions for pbuilder (assuming that they aren't already
1. When a package failes to build, pbuilder cleans up the environment.
It would be nice if there was a way of logging in to the chroot
session first, so you can tell what went wrong.
2. Automatic package testing mode; instead of installing the source, it
would install/reinstall/remove/purge the generated binaries (this
might be difficult though if the package generates multiple
3. Manual package testing mode; similar to above but allows DD to login
and try it out.
On wait, thats 3 things. Ooops!
Brian May <email@example.com>