Custom CentOS spin
kevin at scrye.com
Fri Jun 14 17:22:19 UTC 2013
On Fri, 14 Jun 2013 10:14:25 -0700
Corey Quinn <corey at sequestered.net> wrote:
> On Jun 14, 2013, at 9:59 AM, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:50:05 -0400
> > Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> It's exceptionally difficult and unreliable for RHEL or CentOS to
> >> build packages for current or recent releases with "mock" or other
> >> chroot cage tool kits. Too many non-backwards compatible changes in
> >> RPM and yum.
> > Hum? rpm and yum in the mock chroot are the versions from
> > RHEL/CentOS when you are building against those. Perhaps I am not
> > parsing what you are saying here.
> Right. Nico is asserting that building packages for modern Fedora on
> RHEL or CentOS is difficult and unreliable. Building packages for
> RHEL or CentOS on modern Fedora is trivial.
Ah, I see.
IMHO, you should use mock anytime you build any packages, and if you do
that, the platform you run mock on largely doesn't matter (with a few
rare corner cases).
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