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Re: Debian and our frenemies of containers and userland repos

On Mon, Oct 7, 2019 at 6:29 PM Simon McVittie <smcv@debian.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 07 Oct 2019 at 07:22:53 +0200, Johannes Schauer wrote:
> > Specifically, currently autopkgtest is limited to providing a read-only layer
> > for certain backends and its upstream has no intention of widening the scope of
> > the software [1]. This means that to upgrade an autopkgtest backend, the user
> > has to apply backend-specific actions
> I think "re-bootstrap, don't upgrade" is an equally good principle

Why not have a repository for it, like dockerhub. So this becomes
"pull latest build env", which saves lots of time("re-bootstrap" is
still slow nowadays).

Shengjing Zhu

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