pbuilder - personal package builder for Debian packages

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name pbuilder
Package version 0.213
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 993 B
Download size 381.13 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
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.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pbuilder_0.213_all.deb 0.213 all Debian Main
pbuilder - - -


Name Value
cdebootstrap -
coreutils >= 4.5.8-1
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
debianutils >= 1.13.1
debootstrap -
dpkg-dev -
wget -


Type URL
Binary Package pbuilder_0.213_all.deb
Source Package pbuilder

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pbuilder deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pbuilder




2012-10-08 - Junichi Uekawa <dancer@debian.org>
pbuilder (0.213) unstable; urgency=low
[ Beatrice Torracca ]
* Bug#686004: [INTL: it] Italian translation of debconf messages - pbuilder
[ David Martínez Moreno ]
* Bug#686410: pbuilder: [INTL:es] Spanish translation update of debconfmessages - pbuilder.
[ Junichi Uekawa ]
* remove /etc/pbuilder/pbuilderrc -> etc/pbuilderrc. (closes: 689213)
2012-08-24 - Junichi Uekawa <dancer@debian.org>
pbuilder (0.212) unstable; urgency=low
* update copyright file to be more machine-process-able, and move
homepage information to debian/control
* set ccachedir to default to off. It's a minor optimization that a
developer may choose to enable at the cost of incompatibility and some
bugs. (closes: #675691, #675843, #670651)
2012-05-30 - Junichi Uekawa <dancer@debian.org>
pbuilder (0.211) unstable; urgency=low
[ Junichi Uekawa ]
* policy update: 3.9.1
* For testsuite, do not depend on approx instance. It's not always
reliable and confusing. Just trust autoconfiguration result here.
* B90lintian requires bashism (closes: #604546)
[ Sjoerd Simons ]
* Recognize armhf as an architecture on ubuntu-ports
* When testing mirror selection, force an architecture that we know is on that mirror
(closes: #671007)
2012-03-31 - Junichi Uekawa <dancer@debian.org>
pbuilder (0.210) unstable; urgency=low
* move around echobacktime definition location. (closes: #666440)
* B92test-pkg: Having any test fail should make the regression test
suite to fail and exit with exit value of 1 instead of 0.
2012-03-30 - Junichi Uekawa <dancer@debian.org>
pbuilder (0.209) unstable; urgency=low
* pbuilder: Auto completion is missing --allow-untrusted flag
(closes: #664323)
* Show current time in create / update operations too. 
(closes: #613854)
2012-03-13 - Junichi Uekawa <dancer@debian.org>
pbuilder (0.208) unstable; urgency=low
[ Guido Günther ]
* Allow to copy additional files out of the build
directory (closes: 652634)
[ Junichi Uekawa ]
* fix space handling in additional-buildresults.
* fix logging message and conditionality to make it less lines.
* factor out common code for apt key rings.
[ Thorsten Glaser ]
* pbuilder-satisfydepends failed due to --check-
key deprecation bug (closes: 663283)
2012-03-10 - Junichi Uekawa <dancer@debian.org>
pbuilder (0.207) unstable; urgency=low
[ Maarten Bezemer ]
* Bug#659581: pbuilder: does not autocomplete filename in all cases
* Bug#660838: pbuilder: Add complete bash_autocompletion for all flags
and arguments
* Bug#659703: pbuilder: Typo in error message
[ Junichi Uekawa ]
* Bug#660386: pbuilder: Remove /usr/X11R6/bin from default PATH
* make longer lines wrap so reading patch files aren't as painful.
[ Simon Ruderich ]
* Bug#579028: pbuilder: installs untrusted packages without asking
2012-01-28 - Junichi Uekawa <dancer@debian.org>
pbuilder (0.206) unstable; urgency=low
[ Matthew Palmer ]
* ccache support fails in the face of su PATH mangling (closes: #606687)
* mirrorsite is not preseedable (closes: #598316)
[ Junichi Uekawa ]
* pbuilder produces a confusing error message about the
dcs filename if it can't read the dsc file. (closes: #644507)
* Note that ${HOME} is usually /root if you run with sudo. (closes:
[ Steve M. Robbins ]
* rebuild/buildall tries to download with acepack when building ack
(closes: #553607)
* rebuild/buildall tries to download with epoch in
filename (closes: #553594)
[ Peter Eisentraut ]
* pdebuild needs to strip debbuildopts -A and -F (closes: #623321)

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