Bug 205620 - Fedora Extras: Package Review Request: buildos
Fedora Extras: Package Review Request: buildos
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: John Mahowald
Fedora Package Reviews List
: 205617 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: FE-DEADREVIEW 205617
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Reported: 2006-09-07 13:15 EDT by Prarit Bhargava
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2007-05-27 08:34:36 EDT
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buildos SRPM (3.77 KB, application/x-rpm)
2006-09-07 13:16 EDT, Prarit Bhargava
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source rpm (3.88 KB, application/x-rpm)
2006-09-11 10:43 EDT, Prarit Bhargava
no flags Details
source RPM (3.97 KB, application/x-rpm)
2006-09-28 11:54 EDT, Prarit Bhargava
no flags Details

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Description Prarit Bhargava 2006-09-07 13:15:59 EDT
The buildos RPM is a script I wrote a while back as a wrapper
to anaconda to quickly build new OS distros.  The script executes the createrepo
and the buildinstall commands, as well as building a DVD or CD distribution.

buildos SRPM attached.
Comment 1 Prarit Bhargava 2006-09-07 13:16:00 EDT
Created attachment 135789 [details]
buildos SRPM
Comment 2 Prarit Bhargava 2006-09-07 13:18:25 EDT
I tested this out on ppc, ppc64, i386, i686, x86_64, and ia64 arches.

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2006-09-07 13:27:30 EDT
*** Bug 205617 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Jesse Keating 2006-09-07 13:40:33 EDT
I'd rather see this in Extras space, and if you go the extras route, you can get
it available for FC6.
Comment 5 Doug Chapman 2006-09-08 14:54:31 EDT

FYI, the help for buildos shows an argument called --productversion however the
code appears to actually use --version.

Comment 6 Prarit Bhargava 2006-09-11 10:43:09 EDT
Created attachment 135995 [details]
source rpm

Added new source rpm that fixes the issue dchapman raised.
Comment 7 Prarit Bhargava 2006-09-28 11:54:45 EDT
Created attachment 137319 [details]
source RPM
Comment 8 John Mahowald 2007-05-26 15:51:34 EDT
This still has a use even with pungi available?

This is one bash script and is not arch dependent, make it BuildArch: noarch.

Which will also get rid of the empty debuginfo problem.

I think it would be good practice to Require the things it uses, so people can
install it and have it just work. anaconda, anaconda-runtime, createrepo, and
mkisofs come to mind.

There is no URL or Source URL in the spec. I assume this srpm is the sources of
this thing.

Does this have a version number? The rpm says 1.0.0 but the only version in the
sources, in the comment of the script, is 0.7.

%files needs a %defattr statement.
Comment 9 Prarit Bhargava 2007-05-27 08:34:36 EDT
No longer an issue -- jkeating's pungi does all of this.

Comment 10 Patrice Dumas 2007-05-27 12:20:31 EDT
Duplicate functionality is not an blocking issue -- but sure 
decreases the incentive to submit and maintain a package.
Comment 11 Prarit Bhargava 2007-05-27 16:12:18 EDT
(In reply to comment #10)
> Duplicate functionality is not an blocking issue -- but sure 
> decreases the incentive to submit and maintain a package.

True :), but I'm willing to surrender to pungi :)


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