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To:Arch Linux Release Engineering From:Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi Subject:Re: [arch-releng] testbuilds are unbroken Date:Fri, 06 Apr 2012 11:45:11 -0300
 

On 04/06/2012 11:32 AM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> On Fri, 06 Apr 2012 11:22:56 -0300
> Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi<vmlinuz386@yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
>
>> On 04/06/2012 07:00 AM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
>>> fixed that issue with package signatures and some other AIF things..
>>> tested
>>> archlinux-2012.04.05_04-00-01-core-x86_64.iso and does installs fine for me.
>>>
>>> note that i currently enabled testing repo so newer testbuilds will have testing enabled. (i need linux 3.3 for some EFI experiments)
>>>
>> Nice.
>>
>> Note1: If you want, you can adjust the releng-scripts, there is no need
>> anymore to make a chroot for archiso (even for build an i686-iso on
>> x86_64 host)(*), now is safe for build to work directly without it. Just
>> ensure that your pacman.conf is clean, (does not enable any repo that
>> you do not want to be used, or does not ignore any package). Working in
>> this ways allow to work with signed packages, save space, and...
> we can't use signed packages if we keep the chroot approach?
Keep it (just only one for work on it, no need one for each $arch), but
mkarchroot is broken for working with pacman signed packages inside.
Since it uses a private devpts [#1]
> Also, is there any way that doing something bad in the building process might negatively impact the host system? I like the chroot approach, it feels robust and more safe against accidents.
I hope not, indeed I never broken a chroot since working in archiso, and
I never broken my systems since this change :) Of course this is not a
warrany for future.

[#1]
http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-projects/2012-March/002559.html
>
>> Note2: There is a new build mode<all> maybe can be used in releng-scripts
>>
>> Quote from commit:
>> ---
>> This mode allow to build all 6 ISOs in just one step if build type is<all>.
>> So "build.sh build all all" -> (single-i686, single-x86_64, dual) X
>> (netinstall, core).
>>
>> Note that the<purge> command is executed between each build step to
>> save space,
>> so do not use this mode if you want to keep all temporal files in work_dir.
>> ---
>>
>> (*) Under i686-host you can only build i686-isos only, but in
>> x86_64-host (x86_64-kernel/x86_64-userspace OR
>> x86_64-kernel/i686-userspace) you can build x86_64-isos and i686-isos :)
>>
>


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