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Re: Building the whole Debian archive with GCC 4.1: a summary

On 3/27/06, Daniel Schepler <schepler@math.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> I've been working on a Perl script to use pbuilder to do a recompilation of
> the archive off and on for a few years now.  There are a few packages, such
> as gnat, which obviously cannot be compiled from scratch, but otherwise I've
> managed to create an accompanying set of "cycle-breaker" scripts to work
> around circular Build-Depends, so that bootstrapping from just the
> build-essential packages should be possible.  On the other hand, these break
> frequently, and it would be nice if the involved packages could somehow
> support doing the reduced initial builds; but I haven't come up with a
> reasonable way of doing this yet.

Do you have this script publically available anywhere? I would be
interested in looking into it, as I plan to do something similar.

Anderson Lizardo
Embedded Linux Lab - 10LE
Nokia Institute of Technology - INdT
Manaus - Brazil

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