[CentOS-devel] CentOS-4.9 SRPMS

Sun Feb 20 00:36:42 UTC 2011
JohnS <jses27 at gmail.com>

On Sat, 2011-02-19 at 18:14 -0600, Johnny Hughes wrote:

> > You do need a version of mock that can unpack the seed binary packages and the source RPM's, and by extension all the built packages in the source package's buildreqs.  And that means xz for C6.
> > 
> > However, it is true that the version of mock (and by extension the version of rpmbuild) used on the buildhost can impact the built package; see Karanbir's post on his blog on the subject:
> > http://www.karan.org/blog/index.php/2010/07/16/rpms-built-on-el6beta2-might-have-an-issue-with-centos-older-than-6

> And JohnS, before you ask who Lamar is (he also does not have a
> centos.org e-mail address) ... he was the maintainer of the PostGreSQL
> RPMs that were distributed in Red Hat Linux for quite a few years before
> he turned those over, so he has also rebuilt a few SRPMS in his time.

I don't need to ask who he is.  Tell the truth, By you Vetting his above
Statement you in Concert agree with me that the "rpm" rpm-build" does
infact matter.  

This is the point I am trying to get across.  The Version?  That's all I
want.  Don't make a mountain out of mole hill.