[Mageia-dev] help wanted for building a buildnode-in-a-VM

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 19:32:34 CET 2011

On 11 March 2011 12:00, Michael Scherer <misc at zarb.org> wrote:
>> yeah, so i'm gonna see how far it get with iurt...
> Having a working out of the box package of iurt would be a killer
> feature. Fedora does offer mock for that, and that's quite handy.

until you want to build packages for RHEL.
RHN satellite doesn't export its packages as yum repositories.
So you have to either play with mrepo or have a build machine per RHEL version,
with subscriptions to every channel.
Plus you've to wrote mock config file (not hard) in the former case.
In the second case, you've to patch mock in order to use rhn plugin.

On the other hand, iurt only needs an URL.
We only have to add support for config files that would embed
so that we use whatever mirrors are the best/are available.
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