base kernel to build fedora

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Mon May 17 15:23:34 UTC 2010

On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 11:17:11AM -0400, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 09:59:08AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 09:06:52AM -0400, Genes MailLists wrote:
> > >   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?
> > 
> > Last I heard, the builders were going to be changed to use a VM to
> > fully encapsulate the build.  Don't know what the timelines were on
> > this.  There was some talk of using libguestfs to upload and/or
> > download files into the VMs which is why I heard about this.
> > 
> I haven't heard this and it might be a misinterpretation of other things.
> skvidal and I are working on a builder for third party add on repositories
> for Fedora.  That builder would be separate from koji and would, indeed use
> a vm for building.  You might want to talk to mbonnet if there's plans on
> adding vm capability to koji.  (I don't think there is as that was one of
> the reasons we decided we should be creating a different build system).

Fair enough, I was confused then.


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