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Re: adding --distribution experimental to pdebuild

On Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 09:12:21PM +0100, Daniel Leidert wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 09.02.2011, 11:15 +0100 schrieb Mathieu Malaterre:
> > hi,
> > 
> >   I am trying to rebuild a package using another package that is
> > located in experimental. I have a pbuilder sid installation and I
> > thought I could simply do :
> > 
> > svn-buildpackage --svn-dont-purge --svn-lintian
> > --svn-override=origDir=. --svn-ignore-new --svn-builder="pdebuild
> > --debbuildopts --distribution sid --buildresult `pwd`/../build-area"
> > 
> >   To add experimental, but that does not work. How should I be using pdebuild ?
> I guess you need to add a hook, that does run `apt-get update' before
> building the package. I first thought I had seen a switch for pbuilder
> doing this, but I cannot find it.

Hmm, won't things Just Work(tm) if you create a new pbuilder chroot
specifying "experimental" as the distribution?  It is special-cased in
several places in pbuilder's operation.


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