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Re: Use pbuilder, Luke...

Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> writes:

> On Sun, May 14, 2006 at 11:47:41AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
>> On Sun, May 14, 2006 at 10:00:25AM +0200, Ondrej Sury wrote:
>> > Right solution is to use pbuilder, which will:
>> > 
>> > a) always ensure that package can be built using unstable
>> > b) keep your build environment clean
>> > c) keep your local system clean
>> d) take much longer to build your package; the exact factor depends on
>>    the size of the package, but a factor 3 isn't too uncommon for
>>    smaller packages, which isn't very interesting in cases where you
>>    need to do a lot of work on a given package.
> Without wishing to join the mob,
> 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.

apt-get install reprepro.
configure it

reprepro include local libfoobar*.changes


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