Re: pro-tip: preinstall debhelper in your sbuild
- Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:18:10 +0100
- From: Adam Borowski <kilobyte@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: pro-tip: preinstall debhelper in your sbuild
On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 07:30:55PM +0500, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 03:25:59PM +0100, Adam Borowski wrote:
> > autoremove will still usually catch this.
> I'm not sure about this. Looks like it keeps Recommends or something. Or
> it's a bug.
I'd say that apt autoremove keeping Recommends even when called with
--no-install-recommends is a reasonable behaviour. Same for
Priority:important or Important:yes packages. The sbuild case is quite
The functionality to keep a system squeaky clean would probably be better in
debfoster, but alas, it's effectively unmaintained.
> > you do refresh your chroots from time to time (don't you?);
> No, I didn't even think it's ever needed until I saw FTBFS bugs about
> tzdata not installed with the base system anymore. Do we have guidelines
> on keeping our chroots healthy apart from running sbuild-update -udr from
> time to time?
The man page recommends -udcar, which includes autoclean, and, important
No idea about official buildds, but I remember hearing somewhere that the
Reproducible Builds project recreates them from scratch once a month.
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