[arch-dev-public] Who wants to set up my 64 bit build box?

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu May 29 14:20:53 EDT 2008

On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 1:15 PM, Travis Willard <travis at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 2:11 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 1:02 PM, Jason Chu <jason at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> I have a machine that has been put aside for building 64 bit packages.
>>>  Now that Aaron's is dead, we could start using this one.  I have no
>>> idea how Aaron's was set up so I don't really have an idea on how to
>>> set this one up.
>>> What is needed for me to make this build machine available?
>> I can do it. Give me sudo access and I will set it all up the same way
>> I had mine setup.
>> It's fairly easy, here are the steps I did:
>> mkarchroot /var/archroot base base-devel sudo
> I think it would also be way beneficial to have a testing-enabled
> chroot beside the 'current' chroot.  After creating the chroot (say
> /var/archroot-testing), just edit
> /var/archroot-testing/etc/pacman.conf and enable testing, then run
> mkarchroot -u to update the chroot.
> Then guys like me can even build against testing packages.  Woot.

Yeah, you'd just have to flip around the ~/chroot-shell/root symlink
to point to different chroots

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