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Re: [opensuse] BuildService and freedom? (was: How to compile for i86 on a x64 machine?)
  • From: Michael Schroeder <mls@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2009 15:48:14 +0100
  • Message-id: <20090113144814.GB25134@xxxxxxx>
On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 10:26:07PM +0100, Josef Wolf wrote:
I did not mean it this way. I'll try to explain:

When we totally rely on the build service, we might reach a point
that we can not build without this service anymore, no matter whether
we have the sources or not. So there's the risk that we would not
be able to build anymore, should this service become unavailable at
some time in the future.

The build service is just a way to automatically setup the
build environment and trigger rebuilds. The real building
is done via a standard 'rpmbuild' call.

Cheers,
Michael.

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