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Re: Java buildd service

Michael Koch wrote:
> Hello list,
> I have setup a local buildd locally to be able to testbuild all packages
> maintained by the Debian Java Maintainers. In the first test builds only
> the usual suspects failed which have already filed FTBFS bugs in the
> BTS.
> I would like to provide this service to be able to test all the java
> packages when a dependency gets updated and may be API incompatible.
> This allows us to find issues before we upload the package into the
> official archive. We can also test new toolchains.
> The setup currently uses pbuilder but I will migrate it to
> cowbuilder/lvmpbuilder soon to get a better performance.
> If you packages you want me to test build with all its
> reverse-dependencies please mail me.
> What do you think?
> Cheers,
> Michael


Is it possible to set up the build environment so that access to the
network will fail (after downloading the Build-depends of course)? I'm
thinking of packages that attempt to download binary blobs (e.g.


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