[CentOS] how is "binary compatibility" determined?

Sat Apr 9 13:03:42 UTC 2011
Mister IT Guru <misteritguru at gmx.com>

On Sat, 2011-04-09 at 08:52 -0400, Lamar Owen wrote:
> On Saturday, April 09, 2011 05:32:34 AM Karanbir Singh wrote:
> > I just wanted to make sure that people realise that while the process on 
> > that page will get you to where one needs to be, the scripts etc are not 
> > what we use in the centos buildsystem.
> And that's a more useful statement than the quote that's up on that page now.
> After 6.0 is out if you, Johnny, Tru, or whomever would be so kind as to update the publicly accessible scripts I'm sure many folk would be appreciative.
> So we now have C4.9 and C5.6 out; two down, one to go.  Good progress, even if it did take a bit of time.

Does this deserve to be a new thread, seems we're talking more about the
"build system/mechanisms used to build rpms", and that's a thread I
would really like to follow