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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Linking packages from SUSE:SL-10.1
  • From: Robert Schiele <rschiele@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2007 16:35:54 +0100
  • Message-id: <20070109153554.GN20449@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, Jan 09, 2007 at 04:07:48PM +0100, Marcus Rueckert wrote:
> On 2007-01-05 08:35:09 +0100, Hillier, Gernot wrote:
> > ...which reminds me of a question I wanted to ask since quite a time: there's
> > no possibility for a buildservice user to provide "binary-only" RPMs to the
> > buildservice somehow, right? I.e. provide an own "repository" or at least
> > some single packages?
> >
> no.
> what would be the use case? why do you need binary-only rpms from
> opensource software?

One possible use case is that you have a tool that needs itself to build
because it does not provide a clean bootstrap method. In that case it can
ease the pain to initially inject a working version into the build system.


Robert Schiele
Dipl.-Wirtsch.informatiker mailto:rschiele@xxxxxxxxx

"Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum sonatur."
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