[CentOS-devel] rhel-6 rebuild summary

Farkas Levente lfarkas at lfarkas.org
Mon Dec 27 21:01:08 UTC 2010

On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 08:03, Hubert Bahr <hab at hbahr.org> wrote:
> Farkas Levente wrote:
>> hi,
>> i write this mail after more people ask me in private. and since the
>> centos core devel team not share any info about it's build system,
>> status, there modifications, doesn't have any public revision system
>> and not really accept any help or advice for outside.
>> but i still believe these are useful info for many others so i try to
>> summarize our rhel-6 rebuild experience.
> Thanks for the summary of your experience.  In my case I created a build
> environment much as you laid out but I am still doing everything as
> rpmbuild --rebuild rather than a Mock environment.  I ended up with 36
> packages not building and did have to import a couple of fedora packages
> to get it to that number.  In comparing my list to yours, you have
> solutions to 11 of those on my list.  I will be attempting those when I
> have the time. My question is this.  Are these the only packages you
> were unable to rebuild, or do you still have some left to resolve?  I
> noticed a few of mine failed with unpackaged elements so I assume those
> may be resolved with a change in build options.  I used to believe that
> if I just found the right environment all of RedHat's sources would
> rebuild.  I now have found out that, this belief was very naive.

everything else build, except that i've to find the reason why yum
wouldn't like to install 32 bit packages into a 64bit system in mock
(but this is bot an rh problem).

  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"

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