[Mageia-dev] Will this work for a build system?

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 15:40:56 CET 2011

On 27 September 2010 18:17, Robert Xu <robxu9 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Now, I don't know how Mandriva did its build system, but we will
> ALWAYS need physical access to servers. If something goes so terribly
> wrong that one has to reinstall the whole freaking OS, that's not
> going to help Magiea unless we have access.
> Personally, I like either the Koji build system or the openSuSE Build
> Service; personally, the OBS sounds better to me, because it can
> natively sign packages, submit request system, ACL, cross-compile,
> etc.
> But then again, that's just me, b/c I use a local instance at home and
> I'm used to setting up the OBS from a minimal install.
> I've always had trouble setting up Koji... it feels less friendly to me.

For the record, koji (and mock under it) is tightly coupled to yum,
which makes harder to use with an urpmi based distro...

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