[CentOS-devel] progress?

Fri Feb 18 18:32:43 UTC 2011
jean-sebastien Hubert <jsh at interlug.net>

Le 18/02/2011 22:19, Fabian Arrotin a écrit :
> On 02/18/2011 06:50 PM, Steve Meyers wrote:
>> On 2/18/11 10:46 AM, Dag Wieers wrote:
>>> So the process doesn't scale, and everyone waiting for the next
>>> release or security update feels powerless to help there where it could be
>>> useful because the tools, the process and the changes are hidden.
>> I would like it if I had access to make my own build environment that is
>> the same as what CentOS uses, so I could get to know the process they
>> use better.  Then I would be able to start off by contributing patches
>> and such.  I don't have anywhere near the experience of Dag, but I've
>> done a lot of RPM building in my previous jobs.
>> Being able to replicate the process would help new people to get involved.
> It has been said several times (but that would be useful to have it 
> described on the wiki though , and everybody agrees on that fact ...) 
> that the tools are the ones used by Fedora :
> Plague : http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Projects/Plague
> Mock : http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Projects/Mock
> Fabian Arrotin

Send links like this is like this situation:
"Do  you want to rebuild Libreoffice?"
gcc: gcc.gnu.org/

So yes, a precise "how to build your own" will be very useful ;-)