[CentOS-devel] rhel-6 rebuild summary

Josh Boyer jwboyer at gmail.com
Fri Dec 24 15:50:02 UTC 2010

On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 10:38 AM, Farkas Levente <lfarkas at lfarkas.org> wrote:
> On 12/24/2010 04:30 PM, Seth Vidal wrote:
>> On Fri, 24 Dec 2010, Farkas Levente wrote:
>>> i recommend mock-1.1.7 for building. unfortunately at rh it's not
>>> required to be able to build src.rpm is mock, they use only rpmbuild (!)
>>> which of course cause a few dozen of packages won't build:-(
>>> imho it'd be useful something like this for rhel too:
>>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FTBFS
>> I don't know where you get your info but everything is built in mock.
> see comment 4:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=613392#c4
> anyway if thwy would use mock then can't be so much problems and if rh
> try to rebuild the it's release on itself FTBFS (i assume they've got
> enough cpu cycle:-) then no package can be missing from the release.

There is nothing that says all BuildRequires packages have to be
shipped in the release.  It's only important to them that they can
build RHEL, not anyone else.


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