[buildd-tools-devel] Bug#553301: Bug#553301: Bug#553301: sbuild: should display version from packages already installed on the chroot
rleigh at codelibre.net
Fri Nov 6 21:11:55 UTC 2009
On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 10:18:20AM -0300, Felipe Sateler wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-10-29 at 23:12 -0400, Andres Mejia wrote:
> > On Thursday 29 October 2009 21:00:00 Felipe Sateler wrote:
> > > Package: sbuild
> > > Version: 0.59.0-1
> > > Severity: wishlist
> > >
> > > Sometimes, a build failure is caused by a change introduced in one of
> > > the build-dependencies. It would help to see which versions of the
> > > packages are already installed in the chroot to identify these (and
> > > maybe build-conflicts). I think a simple dpkg -l before installing
> > > build-deps woud suffice.
> > This sounds better as an external command you would run at this part of a
> > build run (in the chroot before any build dependencies are installed). I would
> > be willing to work on something like this. See the last two messages of bug
> > #551311 for something related.
> Well, I don't really care how this is implemented, except that it is run
> by default. The main point of this is to see what packages were
> installed in the buildds.
lib/Sbuild/ChrootSetup.pm already contains a list_packages function;
it just needs calling by sbuild at the appropriate point. We already
print out the toolchain package versions; it might be appropriate to
make this listing configurable to avoid unnecessary noise for those
that don't want it.
.''`. Roger Leigh
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