[mythtv] Fwd: Ubuntu Feisty - Weekly builds (and packaging) of trunk

Seth Hettich sjh at zorak.net
Tue Apr 24 04:14:53 UTC 2007

On 4/13/07, Tom Metro <tmetro+mythtv-dev at gmail.com> wrote:

> This would be ideal. Then 'svn up' is all that is needed to keep the
> working directory in sync, and running some automated script builds a
> package. One more command and it is installed. Another packaging command
> to uninstall and revert to a release version.
> I would assume the package maintainers already have scripts for doing
> this. Are they not already included in the project repository?
> > I don't know if you can actually build a debian source package that
> > leaves out the pristine source code, though.
> If what you're really doing is automating the building of the package
> from the working directory, then in actuality you're just building a
> traditional binary package.

I too would love to have an easy way to build packages out of HEAD for
my own use.  That way I can stay close enough to HEAD to submit bugs
but still keep my system fairly standard (and be able to "upgrade" to
the real release when it comes out).

Is there any news on this?


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