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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 <lool@dooz.org>

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