[CentOS-devel] Building an automated rpm build system

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Sat Jul 4 12:30:45 UTC 2009



On Sat, 4 Jul 2009, carlopmart wrote:

> Hi all,
>
>  I need to setup a centos 5 x86_64 server to build custom rpms for
> centos5, rhel5 and oel5.
>
>  My requeriments are:
>
>  - Build rpms only from src.rpm packages and .spec files.
>  - Restrict architectures: I only need to build these packages for i386
> and x86_64 hosts.
>  - See logs when packages are builded.
>  - Easy to install and lightweight, if it is possible.
>
>  I have seen mock and koji. Mock it seems ver older but can I use to
> accomplish these? And koji it seems very complex.
>
>  Any ideas?? Exists another build system??
>

mock is used by koji to do the actual builds. koji is the scheduling and 
organization around mock. If you're not doing thousands of builds a day 
and your builds are not being done by hundreds of people at a time, mock 
works just fine by itself.

Don't use plague, it is no longer maintained, at all.

-sv



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