Discussion of RPM packaging standards and practices for Fedora
> Are there any specific Version Control systems which are designed to work
> with the RPM format out of the box like svn, cvs, git, sccs?
> I would potentially like something that will automagically populate the
> ?Version? and ?Changelog? fields in my spec files for some home grown
> packages I maintain.
Some Boost developers have started and maintain ryppl (as reported in http://lists.boost.org/boost-cmake/2010/08/0924.php), which may correspond (partly) to what you are looking for:
Then, of course, there are the tools used by Fedora. To name a few, Mock, Koji, Bodhi, Mash, TurboGears, Git, Trac, FedPkg. And, for the virtual machines, Xen is apparently used.
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