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[alpine-devel] [PATCH abuild] buildlab fixes

From: Eivind Uggedal <>
Date: Mon, 6 May 2019 21:47:43 +0000

Last time I worked on Alpine (4 years ago) I used LXC for building/testing
against given release versions or edge. Seems LXC has deprecated all
the things that made it great, so I came over the buildlab script
in the abuild repo and thought it would be a simple solution for my

A few minutes later I had a non-working empty chroot directory without a
rootfs due to missing signing keys. To my amasement all
my important virtual filesystems on the host had been umounted as

This series of patches makes buildlab (barely) work for building packages
against edge from a 3.9 host without hosing your system.

Maybe the script should be dropped altogether if noone has used it. If
not, I might send future patches to improve the workflow somewhat
and fix the non-working cache copying/setup.

Received on Mon May 06 2019 - 21:47:43 UTC