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Re: Debian and our frenemies of containers and userland repos

On 05.10.19 19:03, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
 > For that, developers also need or want the
> latest shiniest software - which is something a distribution can't provide.

It can, but that needs different workflows and higher grade of
automation. (and of course wouldn't be so well tested)

Actually, I for python world I already did something: fully automatic
import and debianziation for pypi-packages. Yet experimental and part
of another tool (which I'm using for building customer specific
backport- and extra repos):


> I'm wondering if there is something Debian can do to be even more
> successful in the container world. 

You could use dck-buildpackage --create-baseimage to do that.
Feel free to create some target configs, and I'll be happy to add them.


Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult
Free software and Linux embedded engineering
info@metux.net -- +49-151-27565287

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