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