Dan Williams dcbw at
Wed Jul 14 16:47:45 UTC 2004

Beehive is the Red Hat build system, to which all Red Hat-built SRPMs
are submitted.  Only after an SRPM goes through beehive and passes the
build on all architectures does it become part of Rawhide.  (other tests
like ensuring non-overlapping NVR, sane SRPM, etc are performed as


On Wed, 2004-07-14 at 18:19 +0200, Andreas Thienemann wrote:
> Hi,
> I've seen several references to beehive in spec files, in documentation or 
> on the webpage.
> However, it is not clear what beehive is and why, if it is not existing, 
> the kernel is build with some extra tags in the release: string.
> Anyone from redhat care to enlighten me?
> bye,
>   andreas

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