[CentOS-devel] FYI: centos reproduceability

Farkas Levente lfarkas at lfarkas.org
Mon Apr 20 22:26:41 UTC 2009


Jeff Johnson wrote:
> On Apr 20, 2009, at 11:57 AM, Farkas Levente wrote:
>> - mysql test suit is failed with:
>> Errors are (from
>> /builddir/build/BUILD/mysql-5.0.45/mysql-test/var/log/mysqltest- 
>> time) :
>> mysqltest: Could not open connection 'default': 2026 SSL connection  
>> error
>>
> 
> There's a hack to disable the %check section (if needed):
> 
> Put this in some macro file (e.g. /etc/rpm/macros or ~/.rpmmacros)
> 
> 	%check	%%check \\
> 	exit 0
> 
> One can also do on the CLI using --define, but multiline escaped
> macro definitions are likely easier done in some macros file.
> 
> One can also disable %check (or any other section of a build)
> by overloading the scriptlet templates to put "exit 0" into the
> pre template.
> 
> E.g. here's the templates for %check (all stubbed with defaults):
> 
> %__spec_check_shell     %{___build_shell}
> %__spec_check_args      %{___build_args}
> %__spec_check_cmd       %{___build_cmd}
> %__spec_check_pre       %{___build_pre}
> %__spec_check_body      %{___build_body}
> %__spec_check_post      %{___build_post}
> %__spec_check_template  #!%{__spec_check_shell}\
> %{__spec_check_pre}\
> %{nil}
> 
> So one can bury an "exit 0" into the %check pre section with this  
> config:
> 
> 	%__spec_check_pre	exit 0
> 
> How a build system is configured (or rpmbuild arguments used when  
> invoking)
> is what makes the "reproducible build" lie pleasant.

unfortunately
make check
is in the %build section of mysql spec file so this can't help:-(
can we know the centos's build environments? ie. mock config, rpm macros
etc.

-- 
  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"


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