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Re: [fedora-virt] ANNOUNCE: Rawhide virt repo for F11 users



On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 02:07:23PM +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> Hey,
> 
> On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 13:45 +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > Are we carrying build dependencies in this repo too?
> 
> Not a whole lot of point right now; you can't build in koji against
> packages in this repo.
> 
> > For libguestfs, it's likely we'd want a few non-virt packages in there
> > too.  Probably these build deps:
> > 
> >   febootstrap
> >   fakeroot
> >   fakechroot
> >   zerofree
> > 
> > + any new revs of augeas that turn up, eg. if David adds support for
> > more augeas 'lenses'.
> 
> That's runtime, right? Sure, if it was needed for a new libguestfs
> feature it would make sense to add.
> 
> > perl-Sys-Virt is a runtime dependency, but I'm assuming that Dan will
> > be pushing new versions of that into fedora-virt repo.
> 
> Yeah; again the problem of not being able to build against newer
> versions of libvirt, though.

Since we don't have a formal koji build target, and are thus just doing 
transient scratch builds, I see no reason why we couldn't do a mock 
build as an alternative, adding in the preview repo to the mock config. 
Only really need x86_64 and i686, so that's easy enough to do on a
single host.

Daniel
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