ANNOUNCE: Smock (simpler mock) - a mock wrapper for chain building
On Tue, 18 Nov 2008 18:29:09 +0000
"Daniel P. Berrange" <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 06:17:05PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 07:02:57PM +0100, Till Maas wrote:
> > > Thanks a lot, this looks very helpful. To make it even more
> > > simplier, you can also use "file:///" urls in the mock config file
> > > for repositories. Then do not need a webserver.
> > Does this work? I'll take your word for it -- it would definitely
> > be simpler if we didn't need to run a web server :-)
> It didn't work when I tried it originally. Perhaps its needs a newer
> mock than I had originally, or maybe I just did it wrong. Still worth
> trying again if it is expected to actually work...
I've been using it like this for *years* with loopback-mounted ISO
images for a low-cost source for the base repo. It definitely works.
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