Manuel Faux manuel.faux at
Thu Nov 14 13:43:55 UTC 2013

I wanted to try out the copr-cli, but unfortunately without great
success. I added my API key to ~/.config/api but copr-cli create always
results in an error, without an error message.

Is it known that the cli does not work yet, or did I miss something to


On Thu, 7 Nov 2013 13:54:40 +0100
Miroslav Suchý <msuchy at> wrote:

> Dear developers and Fedora contributors,
> let me introduce Copr:
> 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:
> and 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
>      (mailing list is prefered)
> 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

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