[CentOS-docs] Re: Create page about rebuilding SRPMS and
preparing RPM environment
mm at gcug.de
Sat Jul 19 15:13:47 UTC 2008
>>> I wonder what in the world, which is material, you think is ** not **
>>> covereed between the Ed Bailey, and the Eric Foster-Johnson, the GuruLabs
>>> resources (each down those links).
>> I am speaking about the CentOS Wiki and nothing more. I think pages like
>> the Yum and RPM page should cover aspects of handling both tools and the
>> build process should be described on a seperate page and linked from there.
> My question stands unanswered: 'what in the world, which is material, you
> think is ** not ** covered' presently?
> Adding yet another secondary source, frankly written by people who are NOT
> and have not been active in the builder, nor the RPM communities, does not
> add light.
> I don't see an improvement for the CentOS brand by simply increasing
I think this is not just about increasing quantity. I agree that this
should not be an option. And I definitely do not mean that the
existing resources are bad (just not that well structured).
The RPM Build process should be separated to a special page instead of
being part of articles like 'Yum and RPM' or 'The Kernel Source' and
of course your own great (but external) "Building Source RPM as
And maybe Filipe is not a RPM guru, but not being visible as RPM
builder does not mean he has no experience in. I think it could just
be an advantage if he restructures the content and adds his personal
notes. If it's technically wrong I am sure you will correct it.
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