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

On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 11:25:41AM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Aug 2005 01:42:18 +0200, Martin Pitt <mpitt@debian.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


Peter (p2).

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