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Re: pure Debian box?

On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 07:28:35AM +1000, Sonia Hamilton wrote:
> I run Ubuntu on my machines, but I'm also starting to build Debian 
> packages. I'm trying to work out a way of setting up a pure Debian box 
> for building Debian packages, without having a separate machine.
> Any hints on how to do this? I was thinking of investigating User Mode 
> Linux [1], but perhaps there's an easier/debian specific way...
> [1] http://user-mode-linux.sourceforge.net/

UML would work, or you could just use a chroot env, that should be
more than enough isolation for debian building.

You might look at the debaux package, it supports building under
chroot environments.

Not difficult to roll yourself either.

Elie Rosenblum
Admin / Mercenary / System Programmer

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