Re: Bug#396611: ITP: mach -- make a chroot of a rpm-based distribution
> This sounds like rpmstrap?
> ... though with much better coverage.
Check the "features" bullet points. The biggest differentiating
features are probably:
- based on yum or apt-rpm-client (I think rpmstrap calls rpm directly),
both to bootstrap and to resolve build-requires
- has logic to build SRPMs, IOW act as a buildd:
. can resolve SRPM's build-requires
. ensures clean packages by reverting to the base set of build
. build ordering when doing multiple builds (i.e. proper use of
. support for flavours of distribution
. signing of builds with GPG
Loïc Minier <firstname.lastname@example.org>