pbuilder twice in a row option

Nicolas Valcarcel nvalcarcel at ubuntu.com
Mon Aug 4 02:26:49 BST 2008

Sounds fair to me, i will change the name of the option to --build-twice

On Sun, 2008-08-03 at 14:20 -0700, Jonathan Marsden wrote:
> Nicolas Valcarcel wrote:
> > I've just write a --build-twice-in-a-row feature for pbuilder that
> > allows pbuilder users to test if clean work as expected and i need some
> > testing, so far i have test it and it's working, but i will prefer to
> > have a second (or more) opinions on the feature. The new package can be
> > downloaded from my ppa [1], and i will appreciate really much that you
> > test it and send me some suggestions/comments.
> I like the idea and I can see its value (even though using it will make 
> pbuilder even slower...!). 
> I wonder if the option name is a little long, and hard to type?  For 
> example, will we really ever see a pbuilder option something like 
> --build-twice-and-dance-around-the -room-between-the-two-builds ? :-)  I 
> suspect not.  The "in-a-row" part is implied, isn't it?  So, maybe the 
> option could be called    --build-twice  which is still descriptive, but 
> less typing? 
> If there is really a need for a (not-in-a-row) option, to do something 
> specific between the two builds, perhaps that can be a separate option, 
> maybe --between-builds="shell-command-to-execute" ?
> Jonathan
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