[CentOS-devel] FYI: centos reproduceability
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Wed Apr 29 00:15:34 UTC 2009
James Olin Oden wrote:
> I think the salient points are:
> * RedHat distros today don't self host.
If you are refering to CentOS-2.1 or CentOS-3 I'd agree. But on CentOS-4
and CentOS-5 that is simply not true. I guess you are using a small
window onto what really is a distro to mean a snapshot in time.
As I said before, CentOS exists and that should prove that the distro is
self hosting in its entireity. There are pkgs with a .fc6. tag - but
look at their builddates and times. They were built completely within
the distro host. No fedora6 was used to build anything in centos-5.
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