Re: pdebuild, not removing build environment
On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 10:14:07AM +0000, Chow Loong Jin wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-04-10 at 11:39 +0300, Eric Pozharski wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 12:36:50AM +0800, Chow Loong Jin wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2009-04-09 at 18:21 +0200, أحمد المحمودي wrote:
> > > > On Thu, Apr 09, 2009 at 04:51:35PM +0200, Gudjon I. Gudjonsson wrote:
> > > > > Sorry if I have missed something obvious but, in case of error during
> > > > > build. How can I keep the pbuilder environment when I use pdebuild. I don't
> > > > > want pdebuild to remove the chroot environment after the error occurs.
> > > > ---end quoted text---
> > > >
> > > > Well, the only method that I know is do a pbuilder login, then I build
> > > > the package (after manually apt-get'ing its Build-Deps), so:
> > > >
> > > > $ pbuilder login
> > > > # apt-get install <build deps>
> > > > # dpkg-source -x <source package>.dsc
> > > > # cd <source package top dir>
> > > > # ./debian/rules build (or whatever)
> > >
> > > A hook would save you all that trouble. I have a hook called C00Bash
> > > which looks like this:
> > > ========8<=========
> > > #!/bin/sh
> > > exec bash
> > > ========>8=========
> > >
> > > After a build (only if there's a failure), it'll drop to a Bash prompt
> > > within the chroot, whereby you can head to /tmp/buildd/ and examine why
> > > things went the way they did.
> > (just my 2cent) Someone interested could develop a hook that after
> > looking for parent processes (it should go far enough) just would kill
> > pbuilder. This must be SIGKILL; otherwise the signal could be trapped.
> > p.s I'm not interested -- so I'm not that someone.
> Just replace "exec bash" with "killall -9 pbuilder". But seriously it's
> pointless. If you keep the Bash prompt from that hook I posted earlier
> open, you can poke around inside the chroot, and if you wish, you could
> do the killing of pbuilder yourself, as it'll wait for you to close that
Exactly. But OP wanted to keep tree (for unknown reason).
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