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Re: Roll my own distro with RH8 or 9?



On Fri, 2003-04-04 at 22:30, Brian Long wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> In our older internal releases, we build our own RPMS directory and
> generated the comps using an internal script "build_ks" (part of the
> kickstart-tools.sf.net project).  In order to do the same with RH 8.0 or
> 9, I believe the following is necessary; please confirm.
> 
> A comps.xml.in file should be generated with the groups we require.  The
> <name> and <description> tags should be named <_name> and
> <_description>.  Then comps.xml.in should be run through the "make"
> included in comps.tar.gz such that all the po files replace the names
> and descriptions with the proper languages.
> 
> Once a comps.xml file is generated without the <packages> tag, the
> /usr/share/comps-extras/getfullcomps.py comps.xml command should be run
> to generate a new full comps.xml file which contains the <groups>,
> <grouphierarchy> and <packages> tags.
> 
> Is this correct or is there a better way for us to roll our own internal
> distro?

The new comps stuff is documented at 
http://rhlinux.redhat.com/anaconda/comps.html

	- Panu -





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