Solus Packagers Rejoice: Solbuild Is the New, Faster Solus Package Build System

The big news came earlier this morning from Solus Project leader Ikey Doherty, who informed the community that he finished work on the solbuild project, the next-generation, chroot-based package build system that lets developers efficiently and safely build Solus packages from source in an isolated and highly controlled environment. Solbuild succeeds the evobuild tool and makes use of OverlayFS. First off, if you’re currently using evobuild on your Solus machine to build packages for Solus, you need to stop right now, delete the files created when you’ve installed evobuild and proceed with the installation of solbuild as follows.

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