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debspawn - Build in nspawn containers
debspawn [-h|--help] [-c|--config] [--verbose] [--no-unicode] [--version] [--owner] [COMMAND]
This manual page documents the debspawn command. debspawn is a tool to build Debian packages in an isolated environment, using nspawn containers. By using containers, Debspawn can isolate builds from the host system much better than a regular chroot could. It also allows for more advanced features to manage builds, for example setting resource limits for individual builds. Please keep in mind that Debspawn is not a security feature! While it provides a lot of isolation from the host system, you should not run arbitrary untrusted code with it. The usual warnings for all technology based on Linux containers apply here. See systemd-nspawn(1) for more information on the container solution Debspawn uses. Debspawn also allows one to run arbitrary custom commands in its environment. This is useful to execute a variety of non-package build and QA actions that make sense to be run in the same environment in which packages are usually built. For more information about the Debspawn project, you can visit its project page.
debspawn actions are invoked via subcommands. Refer to their individual manual pages for further details. create Create a new container base image for a specific suite, architecture and variant. A custom mirror location can also be provided. For details, see debspawn-create(1). list List information about all container image that Debspawn knows on the current host. For details, see debspawn-list(1). delete Delete a container base image and all data associated with it. For details, see debspawn-delete(1). update Update a container base image, ensuring all packages are up to date and the image is set up properly for use with debspawn. For details, see debspawn-update(1). build Build a Debian package in an isolated environment. For details, see debspawn-build(1). login Get an interactive shell session in a container. For details, see debspawn-login(1). run Run arbitrary commands in debspawn container session. This is primarily useful for using debspawn to isolate non-package build processes. For details, see debspawn-run(1).
-h|--help Print brief help information about available commands. -c|--config Path to the global config file. --verbose Enable debug messages. --no-unicode Disable unicode support. --version Display the version of debspawn itself. --owner Set the user name/uid and group/gid separated by a colon whose behalf we are acting.
dpkg-buildpackage(1), systemd-nspawn(1), sbuild(1).
This manual page was written by Matthias Klumpp <email@example.com>.
Copyright © 2018-2020 Matthias Klumpp
1. project page https://github.com/lkorigin/debspawn