Using koji to build against dist-5E-epel-testing?

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Sat Aug 29 03:32:10 UTC 2009

On Fri, 28 Aug 2009 20:28:40 -0700
Ray Van Dolson <rayvd at> wrote:

> Can anyone give me some pointers on using koji to build against
> packages in epel-testing?

You can't. ;) 

> Tried using a target of dist-5E-epel-testing-candidate but it's still
> using the most recent "stable" package.  If I do a koji latest-pkg
> dist-5E-epel-testing <pkg> I see the version of the package in
> epel-testing I want to build against, but no idea how to specify a
> "tag" in my koji build command...
> Need stronger fu... please help :)

Things in EPEL work just like they do in Fedora now, so that means that
testing packages are not added to the buildroot unless you request a
buildroot override.

Use and make sure you note
"EPEL" in the component. 

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