howto build a package against a recently built other package

Manuel Wolfshant wolfy at
Wed Jan 19 00:38:11 UTC 2011

On 01/19/2011 02:20 AM, David Timms wrote:
> Hi. x11vnc build for EL6 now succeeds (after excluding ppc64 javaviewer
> package).
> This means I think I need to rebuild my dependent pyvnc2swf package
> against it.
> Having not needed to do this before, I tried:
> $ cd pyvnc2swf/el6
> $ fedpkg chain-build x11vnc
> Could not initiate build: Packages in destination tag
> dist-6E-epel-testing-candidate are not inherited bybuild tag
> dist-6E-epel-build
> I guess I don't understand the chain-build, nor the split indicated
> above. How does it work ? What is the appropriate command then ?
     Not the answer that you expected but I'd like to point out that you 
can rebuild for EL-6 the package x11vnc-0.9.12-15.fc15.src.rpm. I've 
rebuilt it yesterday in my local mock instance and so far It works 
perfectly on my home system.


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