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Re: [gNewSense-users] Building Vinux from Ubuntu using Builder?

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Building Vinux from Ubuntu using Builder?
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2011 19:42:44 +1030

On Sun, 23 Jan 2011 11:41:42 -0500
Bill Cox <address@hidden> wrote:

> First, is this a good idea?  I'll go read through the docs, but it
> looks like it's mostly based on Hardy, and I'll be working from 11.04
> or 11.10 for this project, assuming it were to happen.  I know there
> are good reasons to use Debian for upstream, but in our case, we have
> good reasons to build Vinux off of Ubuntu, as we have a decent
> relationship with upstream, which allows us to more easily get new
> a11y upgrades into other Linux distros, which is the primary purpose
> of Vinux, IMO.
> If it is a good idea to use builder, would there be anyone from
> gNewSense who could provide advice as I go through the process?

Perhaps if you want to stay ubuntu based, you could work with trisquel
and their build system. I believe it is based around shell scripts, but
handles it a completely different way.
They are a free distribution, so should be able to help you if thats
your aim.

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