[Arm-dev] armv7hl - centos 7.1 rebuild status

cc35359 at gmail.com cc35359 at gmail.com
Fri May 29 15:13:44 UTC 2015

Do you have rsync or another easier way to grab the rpms? Doesn't look like ftp is setup to do that recursively. It'll just take a long time to manually download them all :)

On May 29, 2015 8:35:34 AM CDT, Fabian Arrotin <arrfab at centos.org> wrote:
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>On 29/05/15 15:27, cc35359 at gmail.com wrote:
>> For the package list needed, it may be cheating, but if you use the
>> same packages that fedora uses for their arm7 minimal, that should
>> be enough and they would have worked out the dependencies needed.
>> Obviously there will be some differences. As far as raspi2 goes, I
>> can build one off of a generic rootfs without uboot without issue.
>> I could even take an older fedora build, change the repos over to
>> centos, replace my version packages and do a yum distro-sync to
>> replace everything fedora with centos. Its a very dirty method, but
>> it should work and would not need a rootfs, only a repo for yum to
>> see.
>Basically I wanted to follow the minimal group defined in the
>comps.xml file (except some firmware not needed for arm).
>Working against a fedora image can probably work, but only something
>older than centos 7, so normallly Fedora 19 (so that packages are
>updated by centos 7 trees). If you can start working on that , that
>would probably help, and at least produces some "momentum" for the
>final image :-)
>OTOH, it would be good to document how to do that "from scratch" when
>we'll want to produce such image, and each specific thing that needs
>to be solved for some boards.
>Thanks for your help !
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