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Directories that must be used

All users should use only ~/chroots for storing his chroots and ~/packages for storing packages builds. This directories are excluded from backup and all other directories and files are backup.

Creating and building packages

Devtools 0.9.10 has build helpers that can be used.


This can be used to _create_ and build packages. Chroots are created by default in ~/chroots. To build packages that depends on each other should be use makechrootpkg directly.

$ extra-i686-build
$ testing-x86_64-build


$ linux32 sudo makechrootpkg -cr ~/chroots/extra-i686 -- -i

next package

$ linux32 sudo makechrootpkg -r ~/chroot/extra-i686


$ sudo makechrootpkg -cr ~/chroots/extra-x86_64 -- -i

next package

$ sudo makechrootpkg -r ~/chroot/extra-x86_64

Updating chroots

$ sudo chrootupdate

Packager && Makeflags

Add ~/.makepkg.conf with PACKAGER information
PACKAGER="Name <email>"

Connecting to sigurd or gerolde from alderaan

$ cat .ssh/config
    User youruser
    ForwardAgent yes