[CentOS-devel] FYI: centos reproduceability

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 18:28:24 UTC 2009


James Olin Oden wrote:
> 
> I think the salient points are:
> 
>    * RedHat distros today don't self host.
>    * Some customers desire that the distro could self host.
> 
> Maybe the number of customers that desire this are too small to worry
> about, versus the cost of meeting their perceived needs.  Maybe,
> solving the problem is really hard.   None of that changes the above
> two facts; it only places them in a context.

Do you know how the other distributions handle this?  Obviously, gentoo 
was designed with end-user source rebuilds in mind and the *bsd's got it 
right eons ago, but what about debian, ubuntu, etc.

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   Les Mikesell
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