mock-1.2 released (new features)

Michael Simacek msimacek at
Tue Oct 14 12:32:43 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Florian Weimer" <fweimer at>
> To: devel at
> Sent: Tuesday, 14 October, 2014 1:31:11 PM
> Subject: Re: mock-1.2 released (new features)
> On 10/14/2014 01:00 PM, Michael Simacek wrote:
> > About new features:
> >
> FYI, the “nosync" functionality existed already in the form of libeatmydata.

We considered it, but the licensing seemed problematic for our use case.

> The “prep” short-circuit options is for unpacking the source (e.g. for
> browsing/searching/indexing, or preparing a patch to be added to the
> spec file).

I know what prep means, I just couldn't understand why it's part of short-circuit.
rpmbuild seems to just ignore --short-circuit when run with -bp

(and there's currently a bug in mock's short-circuit, so it doesn't work now,
but it's already fixed upstream. Sorry about that)

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