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Re: the general steps to rebrand a distro

On Thu, 9 Jan 2003, Robert P. J. Day wrote:

>   just to make sure i understand one of the phases of building
> a custom distro, i'm reading an archive posting that goes thru
> the steps in detail, but in general, if i want to rebrand a
> distro, as in removing all references to red hat, replacing
> logos and so on, is this the general process:
> 1) install anaconda.src.rpm
> 2) hack the source/spec files, replace RH references with
>    my own
> 3) build a new anaconda.i386.rpm from the result
> 4) place this new RPM in the build tree, where it will be 
>    used as the new installer
>   i guess the question is, when i run "buildinstall", does it
> use the version of anaconda.i386.rpm it finds in the build tree
> i've constructed?

Yup. Only the buildinstall script itself comes from what is installed on 
the build system, everything else comes directly from the anaconda-rpms in 
the RPMS directory of your distro.

	- Panu -

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