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Re: [alpine-devel] [PATCH abuild] buildlab fixes

From: Chloe Kudryavtsev <>
Date: Mon, 6 May 2019 18:26:13 -0400

On 5/6/19 5:47 PM, Eivind Uggedal wrote:
> 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
> needs.
> 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
> well...
> 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.

Looks good to me on first glance.
I'll try and take some time to test if it works on my edge-based builder
sometime this week.
You might need to wait some time for adoption, since 3.10 is coming up
and everyone is busy with that.

That said, it would be very nice if you got chroot-based builds working
well :)

Received on Mon May 06 2019 - 18:26:13 UTC