Building Mir Debian packages
bryce at canonical.com
Thu Mar 21 20:38:23 UTC 2013
On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 01:27:28PM +0100, Thomas Voß wrote:
> 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.
Thanks for the tip. I found that make pre-push didn't work, and made a
guess at the fix:
debuild also failed, and the branch includes a change to address that.
A sanity check would be welcomed. I plan to propose it for merging
after my mir-apport-hook branch I just now posted.
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