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Re: Packaging task for newbies: Separate pink-pony into program and data

On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 02:57:32PM +0200, gregor herrmann wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Sep 2013 12:38:20 +0100, 'lesleyb' wrote:

> > > > Here's a question though, the package is in sid and I'm running wheezy.
> > > >  Does
> > > > that matter for packaging?
> > > Not really, as long as you have all the dependencies available in wheezy,
> > > which is the case. I use pbuilder to create packages in a clean sid
> > > environment, no matter what I'm using in my desktop, but don't care about
> > > that for the moment.

> I'm also building everything in a cowbuilder chroot.

> > What I really need, I suppose, is to set up a VM on Ubuntu so I can run any
> > flavour of Debian I need.  So that will be my first step.

> For building packages, setting up a sid chroot (pbuilder, cowbuilder,
> sbuild/schroot) on your Ubuntu machine should just work fine.

> Cf. e.g.
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PbuilderHowto

Or better yet, https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SimpleSbuild :)

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Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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