[Piuparts-devel] Bug#389223: piuparts: share base with cowbuilder and cache downloaded packages

Lars Wirzenius liw at liw.iki.fi
Wed Feb 14 16:49:26 CET 2007

On su, 2007-02-04 at 01:03 +0100, gregor herrmann wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Sep 2006 20:41:57 +0300, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> > > Currently, piuparts has a -p very useful option to work along with
> > > pbuilder's base.tgz. It would be great to have the same with
> > > cowbuilder's base system, which is not compressed.
> > That would be possible to do, but since I don't use cowbuilder, I have
> > no use for it myself, and thus someone else will have to write the
> > patch.
> As I'd like that feature too I gave it a try.
> Please note that I'm not a cowbuilder expert and that I speak hardly
> any python, so probably the patch is more a sketch to build upon than
> productive code.

Since I (still) don't know much about cowbuilder, nor have time to learn
right now, it would be good if someone else in the pbuilder project on
alioth would test this patch and apply it (after necessary corrections,
if any).

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