"Bernhard R. Link" <email@example.com> writes: > * Dirk Eddelbuettel <firstname.lastname@example.org> [060514 18:54]: >> e) yes, it may add a minute here or there, but pbuilder _dramatically_ >> increases your build reliability and saves you and the admins time as it >> prevents (build) bugs from propagating. Also, with proper uses of LVM and >> snapshotting, you could reduce that time to very little or none. > > While chrooted buildds make the generated binaries much more reliable, > it removes an important test case for the source packages. Debian source > packages are supposed to also work correctly when run in an unclean > build environment. Because tools like sbuild need a dsc, I always build the package on the host and then rebuild the new .dsc/.diff.gz in the sbuild chroot. This ensures it will build in both environments, and also ensures the source will unpack and autobuild properly. -- Roger Leigh Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ Debian GNU/Linux http://www.debian.org/ GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848. Please sign and encrypt your mail.
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