[CentOS-devel] progress?

Sat Feb 19 17:22:47 UTC 2011
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 02/19/2011 09:46 AM, Larry Vaden wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 7:38 AM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
>> Well, I would say that the root cause of the problem is that they are
>> somehow manually adding things to the buildroot for these packages.  Why
>> or how it happens (as in the process) I have no idea.
>> If all packages had to build in an automated system, if that automated
>> system had to have one minimum build root and if nothing was allowed to
>> be installed in a buildroot external to the spec file then this sort of
>> thing could not happen.
> Johnny,
> Have you ever seen a case where instead of modifying the build root
> you modified the .src.rpm and couldn't reach binary compatibility?

No, if we changed it, we would be compatible with the RPMS.  But we do
not want to change except for trademarks.

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