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Re: Using buildds only (was: Results of the meeting...)

On Mon, Aug 22, 2005 at 04:08:37PM +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt [2005-08-22 23:47 +1000]:
> > There is the possibility that developer builds get extra features
> > enabled due to other installed libraries etc. This could be checked for
> > by analysing the packages files for different architectures or similar.
> The clean way to ensure this is to build them in a clean-room
> environment in the first place. It would be an unnecessary effort to
> implement more sanity checking in katie, and it is computationally
> impossible to check for additional/missing features in libary code.

So you suggest throwing buildd out of the window and switching to
pbuilder, then?

(in case you wonder, buildd (which Ubuntu also uses) does /not/
guarantee either up-to-dateness or clean chroots)

The amount of time between slipping on the peel and landing on the
pavement is precisely one bananosecond

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