[CentOS-devel] FYI: centos reproduceability
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Tue Apr 28 23:13:14 UTC 2009
Les Mikesell wrote:
> I thought _THE_ selling point of open source has always been that in
> case of problems the vendor can't/won't fix, you have the option to make
> the change yourself. But if you can't rebuild their packages or even
> tell how the source relates to the shipped binary, that isn't true and
> shouldn't be represented as such.
You are working on the assumption that you cant build the packages....
which I can assure you is not try. Look, there is this thing called
CentOS which should prove that its possible to rebuild and build exactly
whats happening upstream too :)
Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq
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