Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 812477
RFE: add mockchain.py to mock
Last modified: 2013-07-28 22:00:08 EDT
Description of problem:
mockchain lets you simply do chain builds using mock in a simple way.
mockchain.py [options] chrootname file.src.rpm [file1.src.rpm] [file2.src.rpm] ...
Builds a series of srpms in mock one at a time. After each successful build
of a package it adds the resulting packages to a local repo which
are available to the next package to satisfy buildreqs.
-c - continue on package build failure - by default it will exit if
a package fails to build. set this if you wish it to try and continue
for the rest of the packages.
-l path - set the path to put the results/repo in. This path needs to be
somewhere accessible to users other than you for reading as the
mock process doesn't run as you.
This does not try to sort the packages by build order b/c that is too much
effort and not obviously doable with the buildreq information we have.
One option would be to integrate this functionality into mock.
Another would be to just include this script along with mock.
Pulled and merged, will show up in next build.
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