Buildd's and pbuilder provide differing results

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 00:18:28 BST 2009


On Monday 12 October 2009 7:13:10 pm James Westby wrote:
> On Mon Oct 12 23:33:51 +0100 2009 Charlie Smotherman wrote:
> > I recently requested a sync of rlpr from debian to correct a FTBFS.
> >
> > The package however FTBFS on the official ubuntu buildd's.
> > https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rlpr/2.05-4/+build/1288660/+files/bu
> >ildlog_ ubuntu-karmic-i386.rlpr_2.05-4_FAILEDTOBUILD.txt.gz
> 
> This is due to some extra checks/operations that are performed on the
>  buildds. These handle various things, such as translations here.
> 
> You can enable these checks in your pbuilder by installing the package
> pkgbinarymangler in your pbuilder chroots.
> 
> I'm not a great fan of having this special behaviour there, but it does
>  have some nice properties, such as not having to cary deltas purely for
>  extracting translations.

Perhaps this means pbuilders should by default include that package? 

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