Building Mir Debian packages

Thomas Voß thomas.voss at
Thu Mar 21 12:27:28 UTC 2013

On 21.03.2013 08:49, Robert Ancell wrote:
> Hi,
> Everyone might know this but I though it is worth mentioning to remember
> about the Debian packaging when making changes to Mir. If you change
> things you may need to test that the packaging still compiles. This is
> just a matter of running:
> $ debuild
> From the toplevel Mir directory. Jenkins does do this but you probably
> want to know before proposing if you're moving/renaming installed files.
> The downside is debuild will compile Mir from scratch so it's a bit time
> consuming.
> --Robert

+1, the Mir CMake setup contains some targets to help developers for
these use-cases, most notably:

	- pre-push: distills a source tarball from the working copy and builds
and tests Mir in a chroot.



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