[CentOS-devel] Building an automated rpm build system

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Mon Jul 6 03:05:37 UTC 2009

On Mon, 6 Jul 2009, John Summerfield wrote:

> Christoph Maser wrote:
>> Am Samstag, den 04.07.2009, 14:08 +0200 schrieb carlopmart:
>>> Afer some reading in fedoraproject and your suggestions, I decided to
>>> use mock. But one more question: can I use a pure x86_64 host to build
>>> packages for i386 and x86_64 architectures with mock ( I don't have any
>>> i386 package installed on this system)?? Somebody can show me some .cfg
>>> examples??
>>> Thanks.
>> Yes you can use a 64bit host to build both 32 and 64bit packages with
>> mock. Mock itself comes with some configs already. So have a look at
>> those first.
> I would expect to need relevant .386 packages installed though, to have
> the right headers to compile with and libraries to link with.
> If that isn't acceptable, a virtual 386 guest will work fine.

mock builds inside a chroot it creates. So you don't need the relevant 
files installed on the host to build inside the chroot.


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