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Re: Ubuntu for packaging for Debian

On Tue, 2005-02-15 at 22:24 -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:

>On Wed, Feb 16, 2005 at 02:04:17AM -0400, Maykel Moya wrote:
>> I'd recently adquire a little laptop (p3 900, 256 MB RAM). I'm been
>> thinking to install Ubuntu in it cause Ubuntu is optimized for desktop,
>> but I'd like to package some stuff for Debian.
>> Is it advisable to use a pure Debian instead ?
>You can use Ubuntu and do Debian development in a chroot, or use Debian and
>do Ubuntu development in a chroot.  So, you're free to pick whichever you
>prefer, but it will be more convenient to run the system where you will do
>(more of) your development.
A chroot is especially helpful if, for example, there's a C++ ABI
difference between Ubuntu and Debian and you accidentally upload to
unstable with dependencies that can only be satifised in Debian
experimental ... :o)

Have you ever, ever felt like this?
Had strange things happen?  Are you going round the twist?

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