Buildroot overrides in Rawhide, was: GDBM upgrade in F17

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Wed Sep 21 15:49:01 UTC 2011

On Wed, 21 Sep 2011 09:23:52 -0600
Jerry James <loganjerry at> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 6:50 AM, Bruno Wolff III <bruno at>
> wrote:
> > Chain building is allowed for rawhide to help get groups of packages
> > built.
> The chain-build facility is very useful.  But when you've got a chain
> of 3 packages to build, and the build of the second one fails, then
> you're done for the day.  You can't restart the chain-build, because
> the first package has already been built.  You can't restart the
> chain-build from the second package, because the already-built first
> package won't be available to build against until the next repo
> compose.


The first package is already in the build root. 

All chain build does is the waiting for you. 

build A; wait until A is in the buildroot; build B

If B fails, then you can fix it and resume from B and it will work

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