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Re: Using buildds only

Hi Tomas!

Tomas Fasth [2005-08-23  9:31 +0200]:
> >>So you suggest throwing buildd out of the window and switching to
> >>pbuilder, then?
> >
> >
> > Something like this is in fact considered. Probably Ubuntu won't use
> > pbuilder itself since it is not the most efficient implementation
> > around, but rebuilding the buildd chroots from scratch would help to
> > eliminate many FTBFS bugs due to polluted chroots.
> I find your statement about pbuilder and efficiency interesting.
> Would you care to explain what you mean?
> As a side note, I have myself thought about extending pbuilder using
> unionfs and overlays to avoid the tarball extraction for each build.

Indeed I referred to the overhead of tarball extraction and the like.
unionfs is a great idea, do you plan to integrate this into the
main pbuilder package? This would really rock. :)



Martin Pitt        http://www.piware.de
Ubuntu Developer   http://www.ubuntu.com
Debian Developer   http://www.debian.org

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