Re: pbuilder on experimental
On Thu, 2004-04-01 at 11:11, James Curbo wrote:
> Ondřej Surý wrote:
> > I am trying to use pbuilder on experimental distribution
I appreciate that a lot. I'm sure it'll help improve the quality of your
packages even further.
> > and I got stuck. Pbuilder is still trying to use packages from unstable,
> > so some packages (gnome-keyring) are uninstalable.
> I created a somewhat liberal /etc/apt/preferences file that gave
> experimental priority and ran 'pbuilder create' which built a functioning
> experimental pbuilder. The only problem is that it pulls in ALL of
> experimental which is probably not a good idea.
Hasn't been a problem here so far, but if you don't want it, use local
repositories for the build dependencies.
> I'm in 'doze right now and can't remember the priority I gave
> experimental but I think it was 501.
> Word of warning: pin apt to its unstable version. The version in
> experimental is based on apt-secure and I got errors from it while
> trying to update the pbuilder image.
> I used the above process to build a deb of gnome-netstatus-applet with
> no problem but have yet to try it on anything more complicated (I need
> to try it with glade)
Has been working fine here with all GNOME 2.6 packages I've tried,
except for their bugs. :\
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