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Re: fastest hack-build-run iteration

On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 10:28 PM, Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 8:40 AM, David Roguin wrote:
>> I'm making some changes to the evolution package and every time I want
>> to test a tiny change I build a deb, install and run it. As you can
>> imagine that takes a lot of time.
>> That's why I'm asking if there's a faster way to iterate over changes.
> maint-guide used to recommend running ./debian/rules binary for that,
> not sure if it does now.
> --
> bye,
> pabs
> http://wiki.debian.org/PaulWise

Ok, but ./debian/rules binary takes a lot of time. Generating .deb
files for evolution takes a couple of minutes. It'd be great if I
could ./debian/rules build and run the whole thing from ./debian/tmp
(libs included)

Do you know any way to do that?



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