[CentOS] How can a company help, officially?

Wed Apr 13 17:57:17 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Radu Gheorghiu wrote:
> On 04/13/2011 07:55 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> On 04/13/2011 10:24 AM, Les Mikesell wrote:
>>> On 4/12/2011 5:40 PM, R P Herrold wrote:
>> There is no "time limit" that we would go past where I would allow
>> people who I do not know and trust to commit items into the CentOS tree.
>>   I have to use this in production and it has to be done correctly.  It
>> does not matter how long it takes if it is done right.

> I don't think that's what we are discussing here about. I think we are
> discussing about making it all open, so that everybody can setup a build
> environment easily and start working on the real issues, not working on
> the build environment itself. You replied to one of my questions, and
> gave me plenty of information. I thank you for that. That's useful.
> However, if I want to start troubleshooting packages right away, and
> help CentOS, I can't do that.
> I will first have to loop through emails from you on this list. Find
> hints on the build environment. Loop through bugs.centos find hints
> there as well. Probably it will take me much more time setting things
> up, than actually debugging the trouble package. So, what I think we (we
> = some of us) are asking, is make it easy for anybody to set this up and
I'll chime in again: is there not a full build environment that can be
checked out of the CentOS version control system? Or an rpm to install it?