Bundling binary allowed for bootstrapping?

Stanislav Ochotnicky sochotnicky at redhat.com
Wed Feb 16 15:50:26 UTC 2011

On 02/16/2011 04:35 PM, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Stanislav Ochotnicky wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> We will need to package sonatype-tycho[1] sooner or later for building
>> eclipse. I started looking into it a little bit and it seems things
>> would be much, much more simple if I was able to bundle current binary
>> release of tycho (or probably just some part of it) temporarily to build
>> "our" tycho binary.
>> I have a faint memory of something like this being allowed, but I can't
>> find the guideline about it so maybe I remember wrong. Current bundling
>> guidelines[2] doesn't mention bootstrapping at all. Any input on this?
> covered here:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#No_inclusion_of_pre-
> built_binaries_or_libraries
> In particular,
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#Exceptions

Ah, my bad. I was searching for word bundle in the page :-) Thanks, I'll
get in touch with FPC.

Stanislav Ochotnicky <sochotnicky at redhat.com>
Associate Software Engineer - Base Operating Systems Brno

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