[Slackbuilds-users] Will there be a "current" branch in official SBo git repo?

paul wisehart listreader at lupulin.net
Sat May 29 03:50:13 UTC 2010

/dev/rob0 wrote:
> On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 09:51:07PM -0300, Niels Horn wrote:
>> 1) run -current in a Virtual Machine
>> or
>> 2) maintain clean stable Virtual Machines
> A virtual machine is overkill, generally. A chroot works well.
> These are my bind-mounts:
> cd /home/slackware-13.1 # where I have done a full install using
>                          # installpkg -root /home/slackware-13.1
> for MOUNT in proc proc/bus/usb sys tmp home ; do mount -v --bind \
> /$MOUNT $MOUNT ; done
> chroot .
> You might not want/need /tmp and /home in that list, but I do. The
> whole mess could be scripted with proper environment variables and
> everything.
> My main computer has an aging slamd64 install with a shiny newish
> kernel. I'm using it to build some packages for my 32-bit netbook
> which is running 13.1. In some cases there could be obscure bugs
> occurring from the different kernels (I have a custom 2.6.31 rather
> than a stock 13.1 kernel on here), but that's not likely, and
> something that the SBo review process would probably find, if you
> submitted a build tested in such a chroot.

au contraire mon fraire,

That virtual machine setup is ideal for package building/testing.

of course your setup is very nice also :)


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