[svlug] Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux from the Source RPMS
ptor at speakeasy.net
Tue Apr 11 12:42:28 PDT 2006
On Tuesday 11 April 2006 11:00 am, de Runtz, Lars wrote:
> How hard is it to Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux from the Source RPMS?
> I've only installed from ISO images. Is it something that can be done at an installfest?
It's probably a non-trivial task, if you mean that you want to
do a fresh RHEL install from source RPMs, and build all the
source at the same time. RHEL isn't made to do that. If that's
what you want to do.
For distributions like Gentoo, rebuilding everything from
source usually takes many hours. (According to a Gentoo-using
You are welcome to try whatever software task you like
at the Installfest, but just remember that the Installfest
runs from 11 am to a hard stop at 4 pm.
See you there!
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