[CentOS-devel] Centos 8.1 - missing src.rpms/debuginfos (again)

Fri May 22 14:16:15 UTC 2020
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 5/11/20 6:30 AM, Dominique Martinet wrote:
> Hello, it's the annoying guy again.
> Dominique Martinet wrote on Tue, Apr 28, 2020 at 08:08:31AM +0200:
>> Dominique Martinet wrote on Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 12:04:22PM +0200:
>>> And at the risk of being insistent the same applies to debuginfo, there
>>> is no kernel-debuginfo-4.18.0-147.8* on debuginfo.centos.org :(
>>> (This is annoying because just rebuilding doesn't cut it as the build
>>> isn't reproductible, so you have to be using the rebuilt rpm everywhere
>>> before crashes happen to make any use of kdumps... And dnf doesn't let
>>> you reinstall the currently running kernel to make things even more
>>> unpleasant...)
>> Sorry for "spamming", it's been a week and I would appreciate an answer
>> even if it's just a "we're looking at it and it'll come eventually".
> Another two weeks passed. Next mail in three weeks? Not quite
> exponential back-off but centos 8.2 will be out at some point and that
> will automagically wipe the problem under the rug until updates
> happen...
> Once again I'm not asking do it _now_, but:
>  - just an ack would be a great start! Are my mails already redirected
> to /dev/null?! Saying so would be the polite thing to do as well, I
> don't like wasting my time that much.
> and
>  - can we do something to help with this particular issue?
> Thanks and good.. luck?

All the sources are available on git.centos.org.  You can create any
SRPM from that data.  We are designing the build system, including
creating modules iwth mbs from scratch for CentOS 8 .. it is going to
take some time to automate making every go to the correct place.  If the
sources did not already exist on git.centos.org, this would be more or a

To get the sources from git.centos.org .. here is an example.  I just
picked a package, in this case amanda:


Click the c8 branch .. there are the sources.

Use these tools dow download the sources:

Specifically .. the tool 'into_srpm.sh' will create an SRPM from the git
repo if you have the branch checked out.