pbuilder twice in a row option

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Wed Aug 6 03:42:17 BST 2008

On Tuesday 05 August 2008 15:41, Phillip Susi wrote:
> Nicolas Valcarcel wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 	I've just write a --build-twice-in-a-row feature for pbuilder that
> Rather than try to build twice, shouldn't you just make a copy, build,
> then run the clean rule and diff with the copy?  Even if the package
> manages to build a second time after cleaning, that doesn't necessarily
> mean the clean rule is not broken.

I asked for the feature to make it easier to see if a package supports one of 
Debian Lenny's release goals:


# double compilation support
  Advocate: Martin Zobel-Helas and Luk Claes
  Description: All packages should be able to be built twice in a
  Bug-User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
  Bug-Tag: qa-doublebuild
  State: confirmed

Scott K

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