rawhide buildroot creation changes

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Fri Oct 9 20:58:39 UTC 2015

On Fri, Oct 09, 2015 at 10:47:22AM -0500, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> as of this morning US time we have changed the way rawhide buildroots are 
> created in koji.  rawhide is now using dnf to install the packages into the 
> buildroot. this means that in f24 and on dnf will be used to create the 
> buildroot. as well as manage the updates on your system.

One thing that would be very helpful would be to enable keepcache=1 in
the dnf configuration?  This is consistent with what yum was doing in
the old config, and in particular lets supermin pull out the pristine
RPMs of the installed packages, so we can build the libguestfs appliance.


> We will not be making the same change to f22 or f23 in koji,  yum will 
> continue to create the buildroot there.  please report to Release Engineering 
> [1][2][3] any issue you encounter as a result of this change.
> Regards
> Dennis
> [1] #fedora-releng on freenode
> [2] file a ticket in trac https://fedorahosted.org/rel-eng/
> [3]  send an email to the list 
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