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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Linking packages from SUSE:SL-10.1
  • From: "Hillier, Gernot" <gernot@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2007 12:33:28 +0100
  • Message-id: <200701121233.29402.gernot@xxxxxxxxxx>
Hi!

Am Freitag, 12. Januar 2007 12:00 schrieb Marcus Rueckert:
> On 2007-01-12 09:50:20 +0100, Hillier, Gernot wrote:
> > 1) You want to build a package against the native Java packages in SUSE
> > 10.0 let's say. It took me about three days and 30 packages in the build
> > service until I could start my real package work. So this one really hurt
> > me (especially as Java packages are really no fun). But, well - if I
> > wouldn't had the need to do this, I'd never had developed the
> > "createpacfromsrcrpm" extension to osc. :)
>
> if the packages in the dependency chain are missing than you have to
> provide them as regular packages anyway. i dont see the advantage here.

Sorry, but I don't understand that argument. I want to compile a package
against /opensuse/distribution/SL-10.0-OSS/inst-source-java. So I would like
to add the binary packages from there as a sort of "build repository". In the
same way as SUSE adds all the distro versions like Fedora Core, Debian etc.

build won't need the Source RPM of java while building my RPM, but only the
binary one. So why do I have to build Java first?

It's actually not really a problem for me as I just added the needed 30 Java
packages to my home repository finally. But it was definitely a waste of
build server power, bandwith, storage and finally time...

--
Bye,

Gernot
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