[CentOS] Building a 64bit rpm

Tue Apr 8 17:57:58 UTC 2008
Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet at gmail.com>

On Tue, 2008-04-08 at 10:49 -0600, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> I want to build the 64bit version of Xen 3.2, they only show one srpm
> available. I assume if its compiled on a x86_64 version of CentOS 5.1
> it will be a 64bit rpm when its done?


> I am aware its not good to build as root but out of curiosity, if I
> used a vm that I would later destroy, is the only caveat to building
> as root potential damage to the build system, or can the actual rpm be
> built incorrectly?

Both. Consider using mock.

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet at gmail.com>

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