[WBEL-users] RPMBUILD Confusion ?
chipper at us.ibm.com
Sat May 7 14:12:58 CDT 2005
OK, that clears it up. Thanks.
John Morris wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-05-06 at 07:49, Ralph Blach wrote:
>>Ok, I am still a little hazy. Lets say I am starting out with a fedora
>>3 distribution. Is distro where the fedora RPM live?
> Probably not. $DISTRO points to the distribution you want to load into
> the chroot. It would only point to a FC3 tree if you wanted to load a
> clean FC3 into a chroot for development. Not a totally unreasonable
> thing, but the scripts would need tweaking since I haven't created one
> specifically for any of the FC releases.
> For example, in my environment I have FC2 installed on my buildhost. I
> have four primary (not counting some left over from working up from
> RHEL4-B2 to WBEL4) chroot environments installed currently, WBEL3-i386,
> WBEL3-x86_64, WBEL4-i386 and WBEL-x86_64. So down /whitebox/distrib I
> /whitebox/distrib/3.0/en/os/i386 with a full set of White Box 3 - i386
> CDs, although I got it by rsync from the primary mirror instead of
> mounting and copying out each CD.
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