On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 11:25:41AM +0200, Marc Haber wrote: > On Tue, 23 Aug 2005 01:42:18 +0200, Martin Pitt <firstname.lastname@example.org> > wrote: > >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. > > Surely you are aware how much time it takes to rebuild a chroot on > slower architectures. Some technology able to restore a large > directory tree to a static default in short time should be used here. > > I am not sure whether LVM (have a LV with the master chroot image, > make a snapshot, build inside the snapshot, remove the snapshot) could > help here. Or only rebuild the chroot when a build failure is detected (or better when a build failure is detected which could be caused by a broken chroot). Cheers, Peter (p2).
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