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Re: Automated package testing (Re: Is Sid for broken stuff? Is it too much to ask for testing the packages?)

> > > - shareable, copy-on-write block devices (makes repeated testing much more
> > >   efficient)
> > 
> > How do you do that ? It might improve pbuilder-uml performance,
> > and reliability.
> Check out the HOWTO etc. on user-mode-linux.sf.net.  Basically, you just do:
> ubd0=file1,file2
> where file1 is the (possibly read-only) backing file, and file2 is the
> copy-on-write data.  The same backing file can be used with any number of
> COW files, and a COW file is invalidated when the backing file is changed.

I just noticed that COW just didn't stand for being BIG and like a cow,
but it was Copy-On-Write.... 

how embarassing!


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