[arch-dev-public] Building in a clean chroot
johannes at kyriasis.com
Thu Jun 25 16:58:11 UTC 2015
On 25/06, Doug Newgard wrote:
>I had two somewhat related bug reports recently. One of made it obvious that the
>packager wasn't building in a chroot. The second one was for a missing
>makedepends on a package that was added to the repo less than a day earlier. I
>figured this one might be from a dirty chroot, but after contacting the
>maintainer, it turns out he doesn't build in a chroot for "any" architecture
>So here we have two people packaging for the repos building outside of chroots.
>Where there's two, there's probably more that just haven't been discovered yet.
>I inquired about this on IRC and was told there is no written policy, they just
>thought it was understood by all. Is this then something that's currently left
>to the maintainer's discretion? Is it policy and just not written? Is it
>something that should be written policy?
It's considered "highly recommended" but there's no firm policy for it,
though I agree that there likely should be.
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