Re: Setting up pbuilder or sbuild like experimental buildds
Wouter Verhelst <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 07:07:14PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> You also need to downgrade packages back to unstable when the build
>> needed some package from experimental. So you should pin to >1000 and
>> run apt-get dist-upgrade between builds as a minimum.
>> Or just throw away the chroot, unpack a new one, upgrade to sid, add
>> experimental to sources.list, run sbuild for every build. Much safer
>> and simpler.
> except that you also would need to patch sbuild to build from
> experimental. I've been giving that patch to everyone who's asked me for
> it, but it's not in the official sbuild (the one used by machines
> building for unstable) because Ryan didn't like some of the things it
> did (for very good reasons, BTW -- it slows down building on all
> distributions for things that only benefit experimental)
Can't you make that optional? Have you send it to the BTS for sbuild?