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Re: Automatic building of (parts of) the archive

David Schmitt <david@schmitt.edv-bus.at> schrieb:

> On Friday 25 February 2005 18:43, Frank Küster wrote:
>> in order to test whether packages that build-depend on tetex can still
>> be built with the upcoming version 3.0, I would like to automatically
>> build as many of these packages.
> Take a look at pbuilder. There are people recompiling the whole of debian 
> regularily with pbuilder.

I regularly use pbuilder, but I don't see how this could be useful here:
For every package build, it untars a new filesystem, installs
dependencies, builds, and removes the complete thing again. For a
mass-building of package, wouldn't one want to reuse the chroot, at
least until the first FTBFS?

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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