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[gNewSense-users] Re: builder-ng (was: Re: GNewSenseToMIPS: situation an

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: [gNewSense-users] Re: builder-ng (was: Re: GNewSenseToMIPS: situation and perspectives)
Date: Sat, 27 Dec 2008 19:06:26 +1030

On Tue, 23 Dec 2008 14:14:01 -0500
Danny Clark <address@hidden> wrote:

> address@hidden wrote:
> > Our team members will try to find out if the existing Builder tool,
> > used for the creation of a new GNU/Linux distribution based on
> > Ubuntu may be reused & adapted for our project. One team member has
> > some experience with Builder. Another team member has already
> > ported Gentoo on the Lemote hardware and his experience will
> > certainly be useful.
> It might be useful to start a "builder next gen" discussion thread as
> well - the current builder while very useful and appreciated is not
> the easiest thing in the world to work with.

Or scaleable.

> If you have used builder and either gotten it to work or given up, it
> would be useful to hear from you. I'll try to post my experiences with
> it later. My general state is "working - mostly I think".

Mine is 'sucker whos made a bunch of patches' ;)

> Is there anyone in the project who is really familiar with release
> engineering, or who has deep experience with the distribution build
> tools user by other GNU/Linux distributions?

'Fraid not, but I did do some reading about Debian buildds (and
continue to) when I last started thinking about a builder-ng.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian user / gNewSense contributor
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