Bug 161320 - No option for splittree.py to omit building SRPM discs
No option for splittree.py to omit building SRPM discs
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-06-22 08:42 EDT by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-07-08 14:20:28 EDT
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Description Bastien Nocera 2005-06-22 08:42:51 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #119070 +++

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Description of problem:
In splittree.py it is not possible to omit the creation of trees for
SRPMS. In case when you don't have SRPMS (internal release inside a
company or a lab for instance) splittree will complain if you  
specify the amount of src-discs as 0:

for i in range(self.src_list[0], self.src_list[-1] + 1): IndexError:
list index out of range

Having an option that can let you turn off the creation of the SRPM
things would be convenient to have in some cases. Attached bug solves
it in a very very crude way by adding a new --no_srpm option, it would
be better to have the option 'src-discs 0' handle it.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. when creating your own CDs don't have any SRPMS
2. set as option src-discs 0
3. splittree.py will complain and barf
Patch was committed in the devel branch, this is a bug to ask for the patch to
be backported to RHEL3.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-06-22 10:58:03 EDT
We don't support customers building custom trees.  NAK for RHEL updates.

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