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Re: Do you want to be part of the EPEL steering committee?



On Tue, 29 Jan 2008 12:28:46 -0700, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:

> By the way, could someone give me some tips (as in hey dumb-ass why
> havent you read this and  this most obvious that)on 'replicating' the
> build system with plague. I need to make a set of EL-3 ones and I
> might as well experiment on my own first to see what the work load for
> this would be.

EL-3 as the host or target system? As the host sys it might be that some
requirements are too old (pyOpenSSL maybe?) or n/a.

Some documentation is in the packages, a few more pages are in the
Wiki (I just noticed I don't know them):
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Projects/Plague

EL-4: http://mschwendt.fedorapeople.org/plague/plague-0.4.4.1-10.el4.src.rpm
EL-5: http://mschwendt.fedorapeople.org/plague/plague-0.4.4.1-10.el5.src.rpm
are basically what the EPEL build machines run.

The various noarch packages are:
  plague-client
  plague-common
  plague-builder
  plague-utils : for certhelper, user-manager
  plague : the server

Hints? Start the builder and server services as early as possible to let
them write the default config files once. When they fail to start during
configuration attempts, they either complain on console or in the logs
(/var/log/plague*). Starting the server programs manually may be helpful
(e.g. /usr/bin/plague-builder -c /etc/plague/builder/plague-builder.cfg
instead of "service plague-builder start") till the config files and
target files are set up. The www files are only in the source tarball.


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