[CentOS-docs] Create page about rebuilding SRPMS and preparing RPM environment

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 15:23:32 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 8:18 AM, Ralph Angenendt <ra+centos at br-online.de> wrote:
> R P Herrold wrote:
>> I guess the question in my mind becomes multiplication and maintenance.
> Well, the existing pages have rather short snippets on that issue. If
> there were to be pages which explain the issues at hand in a more
> verbose way, then one can edit out the snippets and link to the more
> verbose pages. I think that this is a good idea to avoid multiplication.
>> How is it a win to add yet more pages, rather than extend the existing
>> one; the whole topic of packag building -- as root, as an end user, in a
>> chroot, in a chroot with defined base packages, using one of the several
>> tools from mach, on ... ?
> I think that extending stuff into own articles is a great way to reach
> the goal you showed in your last sentence ...

When helping in the forums, there often is a need to explain how to
build from srpm.  Currently, there is no *single* point of reference
that I can use.  So, yes, I think it is a good idea to have a page
which can cover the entire topic.


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