Monday, 21 October 2013

Re: Introducing sbuild-launchpad-chroot

Cool. Using lxc rather than a chroot will let you cut internet off hard :)

-Rob

On 22 October 2013 03:31, Stéphane Graber <[email protected]> wrote:
> Hey everyone,
>
> With trusty now open, I uploaded a tool I've been using for a few months now.
>
> It's called sbuild-launchpad-chroot and pretty much does exactly what
> the name says.
>
> The package contains 3 things:
> - 1 tool to create/update/delete sbuild chroots
> - 1 schroot hook to update the chroot at the beginning of a build
> - 1 schroot hook to generate the right sources.list for the build
>
> That last hook was written by Andy Whitcroft and some of you may already
> be using it.
>
> With the package installed, you can then do:
> sudo sbuild-launchpad-chroot create -n trusty-amd64-sbuild -s trusty -a amd64
>
> This will define a new chroot in schroot called trusty-amd64-sbuild, set
> some extra launchpad.* options for the series and architecture on
> Launchpad, donwload the current Launchpad chroot and also setup the
> following aliases:
> - trusty-security-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-security+main-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-security+restricted-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-security+universe-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-security+multiverse-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-updates-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-updates+main-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-updates+restricted-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-updates+universe-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-updates+multiverse-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-proposed-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-proposed+main-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-proposed+restricted-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-proposed+universe-amd64-sbuild
> - trusty-proposed+multiverse-amd64-sbuild
>
> Once done, you can then trigger a build with something like:
> sbuild --dist=trusty --arch=amd64 -c trusty-proposed+restricted-amd64-sbuild <dsc>
>
> This will print the following:
> I: 01launchpad-chroot: [trusty-amd64-sbuild] Processing config
> I: 01launchpad-chroot: [trusty-amd64-sbuild] Already up to date.
> I: 90apt-sources: setting apt pockets to 'release security updates proposed' in sources.list
> I: 90apt-sources: setting apt components to 'main restricted' in sources.list
>
> Confirming that the hook has checked the chroot currently matches with
> what Launchpad uses and telling you that the sources.list in the build
> environment contains all the pockets (but backports) and the main and
> restricted components.
>
>
> In theory the only noticable difference between a build environment
> created by sbuild-launchpad-chroot and the real thing is that you'll
> have internet connectivity from inside the chroot (but I'm working on
> also emulating that part of the LP build environment) and that you'll be
> running with a newer version of sbuild than what's used on the real
> buildds.
>
>
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> Stéphane Graber
> Ubuntu developer
> http://www.ubuntu.com
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