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Re: request for pbuilder-user-mode-linux development/tester



On Wed, Oct 12, 2005 at 09:59:32AM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> I've not been able to resurrect user-mode-linux on my system,
> and it doesn't run; and thus I'm looking for someone who
> may be interested in pbuilder-uml, and has or has an intention of 
> having functional user-mode-linux.

> pbuilder-uml has been unmaintained for the past year; and 
> I guess it will have some rough edges.

> requirements are:

> 1. running testsuite/run-test-uml.sh daily to make sure pbuilder-uml
>   is somewhat functional.

> 2. have a running user-mode-linux

> 3. commit fixes to pbuilder when pbuilder-uml doesn't seem to work;
>   be a co-maintainer of pbuilder.

> 4. Cooperation with pbuilder-maint mailing list.

I've been using pbuilder-uml for as much building as possible for a
fair while now, with the user-mode-linux package in unstable and a
2.6.12 host kernel with the SKAS patch.

It's been working fine for me as far as I know, but I don't really
rebuild pacakges _that_ often. I'm happy to run the test script at
least. ^_^

I know almost nothing about the internals of pbuilder, but I'm
willing to learn. I was actually going to stick my hand in for
the kernel-patch-uml WNPP bug, but someone else volunteered to
bang it into shape, as I recall.

I'll go subscribe to the pbuilder-maint mailing list, and see where
it goes from there...

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