[CentOS-devel] a public build tool for seven

Steven Crothers steven.crothers at gmail.com
Sun Dec 22 07:11:21 UTC 2013


On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 11:22 AM, Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu> wrote:
> On 12/17/2013 05:50 PM, Steven Crothers wrote:
>> Why not run a CentOS Koji, or perhaps request access/space to the
>> Fedora Koji (unlikely)?
>>
>> Koji is the "standard" both for Fedora and EPEL, and I once heard it's
>> used internally at Red Hat as well, as far as to what extent, I have
>>
>
> While on the surface it sounds like a good idea, the fact of the matter
> is that CentOS rebuilds from already built source RPMS.  This is not the
> normal use case for Koji, where sources, patches, and specs are its input.

I don't believe that is true, releasing Red Hat built binaries would
be directly against the Red Hat licensing agreement.

C6 is/should be built from SRPMs, Johnny builds each package in his environment.

I do recall seeing the build server hostnames in the RPMs even occasionally.


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