base kernel to build fedora

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On 05/16/2010 05:31 AM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>> Is there any plan to build fedora with their own kernel ?
>> It's a 'must have', for some packages.
>> e.g. GLIBC:;a=blob_plain;f=sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/kernel-features.h;hb=HEAD
>> A lot of features can't be used, because 2.6.18(3.5 years old)
>> is the base kernel.
> And it causes a load of obscure Koji-specific bugs which require
> workarounds just for Koji builds.  This was the latest one:
> Hopefully those builders can be upgraded to RHEL 6 soon ...
> Rich.

  Unless RHEL 6 is needed to get sufficient VM capability, as was said
above would it not be cleaner to compile the entire release in a VM
using fedora itself?

  Perhaps around alpha release time, clean and rebuild everything with
itself from scratch and then keep updating that release and using it to
build itself.


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