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Re: A proposal for a tool to build local testing debs




On May 25 2017, Sean Whitton <spwhitton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Then in dgit-user(7), the SUMMARY would become
>
> SUMMARY
>        (These runes will be discussed later.)
>
>            % dgit clone glibc jessie,-security
>            % cd glibc
>            % wget 'https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=28250;mbox=yes;msg=89' | patch -p1 -u
>            % git commit -a -m 'Fix libc lost output bug'
>            % sudo apt-get build-dep glibc

I think the last line should better be

$ mk-build-deps -i

..in that case you won't get bitten if the build deps of the new package
differ from the build deps of the package in the archive.

Does build-dep require deb-src in sources.list? If so, the above removes
that requirement as well.

Best,
-Nikolaus


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