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Re: doughnuts on a fish hook



On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 06:08:29PM -0500, Steve Bergman wrote:
> So, the restriction is possible because we are talking about the binary
> distribution.  There is nothing to keep someone from creating RPM's from
> the SRPM's on a single RHEL box, and making a set of install ISO's. 
> Except that the result:
> 
> 1. Would not necessarily be exactly the well tested product that RedHat
> offers, since different compilers and compiler options may have been
> used for particular packages.

Actually, it's highly unlikely that the compiler _options_ would be
different, since package-specific compiler options are always included
in the SRPMs. As far as I know. In that sense there are no "secret
ingredients" left out of Red Hat source packages.
-- 
Robin




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