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Re: Building my own Perl on Sarge AMD64

On Sun, Sep 03, 2006 at 05:15:53PM -0500, Neil Gunton wrote:
> I don't know if this is relevant, but I just noticed this when running 
> pbuilder create:
> root:/usr/src/perl-5.8.4# pbuilder create
> W: /root/.pbuilderrc does not exist
> Distribution is sid.
> Building the build environment
>  -> running debootstrap
> I: Retrieving debootstrap.invalid_dists_sid_Release
> I: Validating debootstrap.invalid_dists_sid_Release
> I: Retrieving debootstrap.invalid_dists_sid_main_binary-amd64_Packages
> ...
> I: Validating perl-modules
> I: Retrieving sed
> I: Validating sed
> E: Couldn't download slang1a-utf8
> pbuilder: debootstrap failed
>  -> Aborting with an error
>  -> cleaning the build env
>     -> removing directory /var/cache/pbuilder/build//11973 and its 
> subdirectories
> Why does it mention 'sid' as the distribution? I am running Sarge. Where 
> does it get Sid from? Is this something I should be concerned about 
> (apart from the actual error that occurs later)?
The default for pbuilder is to create a Sid chroot.  Incidentally, you
should really be using the pbuilder from backoprts, which fixes a great
many bugs.  Have you created the pbuilderrc file as I explain in my



Roberto C. Sanchez

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