[CentOS] [off-topic] Build packages in virtual machine

Alan Sparks asparks at doublesparks.net
Fri Oct 16 23:13:41 UTC 2009


Marcelo M. Garcia wrote:
> Hi
>
> Sorry for the silly question, but is it safe to build packages, like 
> rpms, in virtual machines (virtualbox) and use this packages in real 
> machines? Some of these machines are CentOS and others ares Opensuse.
>   

I do it all the time, a couple of (Xen) VMs packed out with devel RPMs,
and use the finished RPMs in production servers.  No problems observed.
-Alan



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