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Re: beehive?



On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 11:03:11PM +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 07:41:07PM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-07-14 at 19:35, Andreas Thienemann wrote:
> > 
> > > And out of curiosity: why does the kernel.src.rpm check for the existance 
> > > of /etc/beehive-root and if it does not exist changes the release tag?
> > 
> > to distinguish local (engineering) builds from "official" builds in an
> > automatic way; for the kernel the *exact* binary matters when decoding
> > oopses and the like, automatically distinguishing local rebuilds is
> > quite valuable in not wasting time on a mismatching kernel.
> 
> Hm, that supposes that /etc/beehive-root will never exist on
> non-official machines.

eh no. It suposes it doesn't exist on the machines the engineers and others
build local test builds on. Which is true enough in practice.

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