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Re: Successful and unsuccessful Debian development tools

On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 10:24:32AM +0000, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> The sbuild package in debian however adds more features, like
> schroot support. With this, it can use schroot to create
> temporary, clean chroots from tarballs, block devices, create lvm
> snapshots on the fly and so on. I read Roger, that even xen
> support is planned.
> schroot is another very very useful tool. It gives me more or less
> instant access to clean chroots on lvm snapshots for experimenting,
> building, developing and testing.

When I didn't know schroot could do this I wrote a script to do that

It's geared towards creating and maintaining chroots on LVM logical
volumes, creating snapshots as needed. It also takes care of
creating the initial chroots on LVs, it can automatically upgrade
them, etc.

Plus they're better documented (IMHO) as schroot, for which I
couldn't find any useful docs.

If the schroot maintainers agree we could try to merge my stuff into

Christian Aichinger

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