[CentOS-devel] Updates from today

Trent Johnson centosdevel at trentjohnson.net
Thu Mar 10 21:30:27 EST 2011


On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 6:18 PM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote
>
> We do not change what upstream has in their SRPMS (except when we have
> to) ... we don't even unpack them unless we need to change them.  We
> submit them to mock to build.  Every patch we create, every change we
> make, it is in the SRPM.
>
> Why is this so hard to understand?
>

What are the differences (if any) between the build procedures
documented by Scientific Linux at the url below?
https://www.scientificlinux.org/distributions/6x/build/problembyrpm

Would  Scientific Linux also be 100% binary compatible with upstream,
or are there other procedures followed by Centos to achieve the binary
compatibility goal?


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