RFE: add buildsys-build to comps, add buildsys macros to epel-release

Jeff Sheltren jeff at osuosl.org
Mon Jun 1 13:49:20 UTC 2009

On May 26, 2009, at 5:08 AM, Till Maas wrote:
> 1) Currently EPEL only provides a buildsys-build rpm package at:
> http://buildsys.fedoraproject.org/buildgroups/rhel5/i386/
> It would be nice to have also a buildsys-build comps group in the  
> EPEL comps
> file, so one can easier build epel rpms with a gpg check enabled  
> setup.

The EPEL comps file?  We have one of those?  Or would this be a  
separate yumgroups.xml type file specifically used by createrepo?   
Anyway, I think this sounds like a good idea.

> 2) Add the rpm macros from
> http://buildsys.fedoraproject.org/buildgroups/rhel5/i386/buildsys-
> macros-5-4.el5.noarch.rpm
> to the epel-release package. In Fedora the dist macro is also in  
> fedora-
> release. The reason for this is the same as for 1).

I don't see any reason not to do this.


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