[CentOS] recommended way to install source rpms?

R P Herrold herrold at owlriver.com
Mon Oct 11 11:12:06 EDT 2010


On Mon, 11 Oct 2010, Patrick Lists wrote:

> Would you mind giving a hint why one should not use mock from EPEL?
> Afaict the mock version in the CentOS repo is 0.6.13 which was released
> years ago and the one in EPEL is 1.0.7 which is current.

ehh??

mock-1.1.5-1orc.src.rpm from upstream Raw Hide

The mock inplementaion is a moving target --- I do not 
know the particulars of why the other party recommmended 
using THE ONE CENTOS BUILT ON for CentOS, but ...

-- Russ herrold


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