Mock, Rawhide and DNF
jzeleny at redhat.com
Fri Feb 13 15:33:53 UTC 2015
On 13. 2. 2015 at 19:10:01, Christopher Meng wrote:
> On Friday, February 13, 2015, Pierre-Yves Chibon <pingou at pingoured.fr>
> > On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 09:35:30AM +0100, Miroslav Suchy wrote:
> > RHEL/EPEL users do not have DNF available, therefore they are unable to
> > > build packages for Fedora Rawhide. There is however a workaround. Just
> > >
> > > change this line:
> > > config_opts['package_manager'] = 'dnf'
> > >
> > > to this:
> > > config_opts['package_manager'] = 'yum'
> > >
> > > or you can simply delete it because Yum is the default.
> > > Or you can pass "--yum" to mock.
> > Could it be an idea to check if /usr/bin/dnf exists (or if dnf can be
> > found in
> > $PATH) before calling dnf and if not a) warn the user and b) switch back
> > to yum?
> > This would make mock run out of the box for RHEL/EPEL users as well.
> Mock needs to check if /usr/bin/dnf is a file instead of a symlink as well
> since I've created a symlink on my system. (a little bit strange though)
Not even this is going to be sufficient, as we plan to release a transition
script /usr/bin/yum. This will be installed if people choose not to install
yum and it will redirect user to /usr/bin/dnf, much like service redirects to
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