Copr

Tim Lauridsen tim.lauridsen at gmail.com
Thu Nov 7 14:14:51 UTC 2013


On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 1:54 PM, Miroslav Suchý <msuchy at redhat.com> wrote:

> Dear developers and Fedora contributors,
>
> let me introduce Copr:
>
> http://copr-fe.cloud.fedoraproject.org/
>
> Copr is a build system for third party repositories. It is intended for:
>  * upstream teams - to make nightly and test builds
>  * layered applications - if you build on top of Fedora, but you are not
> part of Fedora
>  * packages not yet ready to be included in official Fedora repositories
>
> How it works? You provide src.rpm, we will provide resulting yum repo for
> RHEL 5,6 and Fedora 18, 19, 20... But see
> WARNING on bottom of this mail.
>
> I prepared quick tutorial for you:
>          https://fedorahosted.org/copr/wiki/ScreenshotsTutorial
> and FAQ:
>         https://fedorahosted.org/copr/wiki/UserDocs#FAQ
>
> Everybody with FAS account can build there. If you want to use command
> line client, you should install copr-cli from
> updates-testing.
>
> If you have ideas, questions, comments feel free to use one of our
> communication channels
>     https://fedorahosted.org/copr/#Communications
>     (mailing list is prefered)
>
> WARNING:
> Please do not rely on this service in production. This is very early
> release (following "release early, release often").
> First of all, this service works in simple set-up, where resulting yum
> repos are *not* backed up. Yet. This is not yet
> officially part of Fedora infrastructure, so when Copr fails, it can take
> several hours to be restored.
> And yes, our WebUI is not perfect. It's work in progress. And since Copr
> can build packages already, I decided to
> publicly announce it, so you can experiment with it.
>
> We are working on Copr on full steam and in upcoming days you can expect:
>     * improvements in WebUI
>     * ability to build Software Collections there
>
> --
> Miroslav Suchy, RHCE, RHCDS
> Red Hat, Software Engineer, #brno, #devexp, #fedora-buildsys
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Thanks a lot, a great tool, just what i have been looking for

Tim
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