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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Linking packages from SUSE:SL-10.1
  • From: Marcus Rueckert <mrueckert@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2007 17:03:28 +0100
  • Message-id: <20070109160328.GR23036@xxxxxxx>
On 2007-01-09 16:35:54 +0100, Robert Schiele wrote:
> 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.

i know some possible use cases. i am just curios what his use case is.

darix

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