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Re: FTBFS if built twice in a row

On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 09:50:52AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> writes:

> >> This check would fail many packages that can still be built twice in a
> >> row (any package that runs autotools during the build process without
> >> doing a complicated dance to preserve the upstream-shipped files, for
> >> example), and it's not clear to me that there's a consensus that those
> >> packages are really broken.

> > But exceedingly anoying when doing a patch and debdiff.

> Not if you use pdebuild or similarly build in a chroot, which IMO everyone
> should be doing.

I find that it's still useful to be able to do repeated edit, compile
and run cycles during development, if only for performance.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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