Re: staying in stable but compiling for sid
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Steve Kemp wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 05:33:29PM -0400, Kamaraju S Kusumanchi wrote:
>> I want to run software only from Stable (ie Etch) when I am doing
>> non-debian related work. However, when I am doing debian related work
>> (ex :- fixing some bugs in the BTS) I want to work in unstable (ex :-
>> compile packages for sid). Is this kind of think possible?
> You have several choices here:
> * Use pbuilder to setup a build environment.
> "heavyweight" but simple.
> * Use chroots for building.
> simple and well understood.
> These two choices suffer in that you can't get a graphical
> environment within them. So if you build a package for sid
> which used Xorg you couldn't test it.
You can. Just run an sshd inside the chroot and enable X forwarding on
the ssh server sitting inside and the ssh client connecting from outside
(from an xterm, of course).
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