Binary package “pbuilder” in ubuntu precise
personal package builder for Debian packages
pbuilder constructs a chroot system, and builds a package inside the
It is an ideal system to use to check
that a package has correct build-dependencies.
It uses apt extensively, and a local mirror, or a fast connection
to a Debian mirror is ideal, but not necessary.
"pbuilder create" uses debootstrap to create a chroot image.
"pbuilder update" updates the image to the current state of
"pbuilder build" takes a *.dsc file and builds a binary in the chroot
pdebuild is a wrapper for Debian Developers, to allow running
pbuilder just like "debuild", as a normal user.