[CentOS-devel] still trying to build upstream srpms
ra+centos at br-online.de
Mon Sep 1 08:48:02 UTC 2008
Joe Pruett wrote:
>>> > > > so in general, how do we know how the upstream builds things? are
>>> > > > there logs somewhere on ftp.redhat.com to look at? or do we have
>>> > > > moles that tell us?
> first off, i don't seem to be getting all of centos-devel. of this
> thread (6 messages on lists.centos.org), i only seemed to receive my
> initial post and the one from dag. are there any known problems with the
> devel email list?
You are the first to complain. So - no, there aren't known problems. All
mails to your address I can find in the maillog have been taken by the
MX for your domain with a status of 250.
> second, even though karanbir will be trying to build the rpms i am
> interested in, so far no one has actually answered how we know what
> rpmbuild command line to give. there are lots of --define possibilities
> and i don't see that info available from a binary rpm. so how do we know
> how to build a package?
As said (for CentOS 5): If you build an SRPM via mock/plague, you're
doing it nearly the same as Red Hat does: In a clean environment.
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