[CentOS-devel] anaconda- is not a valid src.rpm

Johnny Hughes

johnny at centos.org
Wed Feb 13 15:29:47 UTC 2013

On 02/13/2013 05:41 AM, Farkas Levente wrote:
> On 02/12/2013 04:16 PM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> On 02/12/2013 01:47 PM, Farkas Levente wrote:
>>> hi,
>>> it seems that
>>> centos-vault/5.9/os/SRPMS/anaconda-
>>> is not the real src.rpm from which centos build the anaconda rpm. this
>>> package contains patches which can not even be applied (actually the
>>> patch is the anaconda-centos-installclasses-2.patch). it seems it's a
>>> fake src.rpm and the real source of the anaconda-
>> That sounds quite strange, since all the srpms are actually done from
>> the same source. So i dont know what a 'fake src.rpm' might be. But
>> happy to investigate in a bit
> a simple rpmbuild --rebuild anaconda- will fail at
> patch part...

Are you trying to do this on CentOS-5.9 ... or on CentOS-6?

I have a problem getting the patch to apply on CentOS-6 because of the
default fuzz settings for patch ... but it works fine on CentOS-5.

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