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Re: What version of debian to develop debian packages?

Il giorno gio, 29/09/2011 alle 13.21 +0530, Rustom Mody ha scritto:
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 12:45 PM, Paul Waring <paul@xk7.net> wrote:
>         On 29/09/11 03:03, Michael Shuler wrote:
>                 On 09/28/2011 08:54 PM, Paul Elliott wrote:
>                         What version of debian must you have to
>                         develop debian packages?
>                 All package uploads go into unstable (Sid), so all new
>                 packaging
>                 development should also be done on Sid.  You might
>                 wish to look into
>                 pbuilder, cowbuilder, or a simple dev chroot made with
>                 [c]debootstrap.
>         Or could you run Sid in a virtual machine, that way you know
>         you have a clean environment which shouldn't affect the rest
>         of your system?
>         Paul
> Any further tips pointers on this?  There seem to be a lot of virtual
> machine options nowadays... 

I run sid in Virtualbox. I use snapshots to keep track of a "clean"
environment", so I can revert to them if I mess up something.


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