simple build system for personal repos?

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Mon Feb 8 20:56:38 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 21:00 +0100, Iain Arnell wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 2:28 PM, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at> wrote:
> > Eric Springer wrote:
> >> In my experience, it's only good for building opensuse packages. The
> >> problem I had with building Fedora packages is that it builds against
> >> Fedora at release, rather than against updates (and in my case
> >> wouldn't even run on an updated system). I asked around on IRC and
> >> their mailing lists, but there didn't seem to be any solutions.
> >
> > You could probably try to rebuild the updates you need within your personal
> > repo, then your builds should pick them up. But indeed this really sucks.

> Presumably, this is only really a problem with their OBS. If we had
> one of our own, it should be no problem to point it at rawhide (and
> release+updates) to build properly up-to-date packages.

Well, yes, of course. Also, our non-existent system would have free
ponies for everyone.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org

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