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Re: About Package Creation... (sarge vs sid)

On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 12:02:44PM -0600, Benjamin Cutler wrote:
> Steve Langasek wrote:

> >No, you also have to be sure that the package that is being uploaded to
> >the archive *was* built on sid, not just that it could have been.

> >For sponsored uploads, this is usually not an issue, since the sponsor
> >ought to be doing a rebuild from source before uploading.

> Is using pbuilder enough?

Yes, building in a sid chroot is recommended.

> I messed around with that a bit, I *think* I was able to build my
> package under "fake sid" using it, but I'm not sure I did it right. 
> These are the steps I did:

> Starting from source dir...
> debuild
> cd ..
> su
> pbuilder create
> pbuilder create --distribution sid
> pbuilder build --distribution sid stripclub_0.6-1.dsc

> Am I missing anything important, or should that have done it?

IIRC, the --distribution argument only has an effect the first time you
run 'pbuilder create'.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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