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Re: RFC: "autobuilder" pseudo-package

Simon Richter <sjr@debian.org> writes:

> Hi,
> inspired by the "how to detect if inside a buildd chroot" thread:
> would it make sense to have an (empty) package "autobuilder" that all
> packages that are not supposed to be installed on autobuilders
> (daemons, packages requiring interactive configuration, ...) can
> conflict against?
>    Simon

Just in case some depends pulls it in unintentionally?

In that case I think sbuild would just happily remove it and that
would be that. Or do you want to make it essential? :)

At a minimum you need sbuild to know about it. But I haven't yet seen
why rc policy settings should not do the trick.


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