[CentOS] recommended way to install source rpms?

R P Herrold herrold at owlriver.com
Mon Oct 11 13:12:46 EDT 2010


On Mon, 11 Oct 2010, Patrick Lists wrote:

> On 10/11/2010 05:12 PM, R P Herrold wrote:
>> 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 ...

> Sorry but I don't get it. Are you saying that mock from EPEL or the
> Rawhide one you mentioned work equally fine on CentOS (5.5) and all
> cover the buildsys requirement that Mathieu mentioned?

not at all -- I am saying that mock is a moving target as to 
bugs, features, and approach if you move beyond the one we 
ship in (as I recall) 'extras'

In such cases the proper support venue regarding mock use is 
elsewhere, as we at centos are focused on supporting what we 
ship, rather than trying to know an answer for all bugs in all 
variations of all software everywhere

-- Russ herrold


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