Re: pbuilder on sarge
Michael Stevens <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> How do I setup pbuilder to manage this? when I try to just do
> 'pbuilder create', it gives the error:
> E: Couldn't download slang1a-utf8
> pbuilder: debootstrap failed
> I've got it working using '--distribution sarge', which is nice for
> checking the builds-from-source part, but still no help getting things
> working with sid. Or do I need to actually install a machine with sid?
I have found that it is easier to have machines running each distro
you want to build against, but it shouldn't be neccessary. Try a
"--distribution etch" though; something that builds under etch should still
run under sid.