[arch-releng] Setting up a development envrironment for working on AIF

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Thu Aug 9 07:43:38 EDT 2012

On Thu, 09 Aug 2012 07:20:01 -0400
Jeremiah Dodds <jeremiah.dodds at gmail.com> wrote:

> I just wrote a blog post[1] on what I've ended up setting up for making
> working on and testing AIF a bit nicer than what I started with. There's
> definitely room for improvement.
> Anyhow, I'm posting about it here in the hopes that it can help people
> who'd like to contribute to AIF get set up to do so in it's current
> state, and to see if anyone has any suggestions / tips for working with
> and testing on vms.
> If you don't want to read the blog post, the TLDR of the stack I've set
> up is:
> + qemu
> + git-daemon for repo-access in-vm
> + pacserv for avoiding network hits when running installs
> Footnotes: 
> [1]  http://jdodds.github.com/blog/2012/08/09/setting-up-a-development-environment-for-aif/

FWIW there's also a libui-sh git package in AUR

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