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Re: Bootstraping a package



On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 9:23 AM, Lubomir Kundrak <lkundrak redhat com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>  Would anyone be angry at me if I bootstrapped a package by encapsulating
>  a binary rpm into srpm, importing it in CVS, building, and then
>  rebuilding against itself?
>
>  (The package in question is OpenJDK, which will be ready in a few days;
>  hopefully one or two. It needs either itself or gcj 1.5.0 to build, and
>  currently we only have gcj 1.4.2).
>

Hmmm.. I do not know enough about standards and procedures to say if I
would be angry. If its ok with Jesse or Mike McGrath I would say ok.
In either case, make sure you capture the steps in a bugzilla or some
sort of 'issue-tracker' so if we need to revisit or recreate its
covered.


-- 
Stephen J Smoogen. -- CSIRT/Linux System Administrator
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed
in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"


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