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Re: Use pbuilder, Luke... (Was: cleaning up lib*-dev packages?)

On Sun, 14 May 2006, Osamu Aoki wrote:

On Sun, May 14, 2006 at 04:40:43PM +0200, Ondrej Sury wrote:
e) it's difficult to install versions of packages not available from
your regular sources.list. For example if you build a new (version of a)
library package and then an application that uses it and want to upload
both at the same time. You probably need to set up a local apt
repository, which is a pain.

Nope, it's not :-), just add:


and put hook script somewhere:

This is better than my approach.

Just make sure /var/cache/pbuilder/result is writable by the user
manually if you want to sign packages.  (Currently root:root as

even better, just put the pbuilder/result in a user-readable and writable volume (/home/pbuilder for example) and run pbuilder as a normal user all the time.


Carlo U. Segre -- Professor of Physics
Associate Dean for Special Projects, Graduate College
Illinois Institute of Technology
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