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Package: mach (0.9.1-3.1)

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make a chroot of a rpm-based distribution

mach allows you to set up clean roots from scratch for any distribution or distribution variation supported.

This clean build root can be used for several goals:

 - making clean packages
 - set up chroots for services to run it
 - make disk images of clean roots (for example for UML)

Currently, mach works for rpm-based distributions that can work with apt for rpm.

Included at this moment is the necessary information to set up:

 - Fedora 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and development
 - Red Hat 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8, and 9
 - CentOS 4
 - Dave/Dina
 - Conectiva 9
 - SuSE 8.1, 8.2, and 9.0
 - Yellowdog 2.3, and 3.0

Some handy features of mach include:

 - "caching" of downloaded packages using the build hosts's apt
   the build root
 - ensures clean packages by reverting to the base set of build packages
 - uses apt to resolve dependencies
 - parsing of BuildRequires to install necessary packages for building
 - build ordering when doing multiple builds
 - support for flavours of distribution
 - multiple build roots
 - locking of buildroot to avoid concurrent builds
 - optional signing of built packages

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Download for all available architectures
Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 73.7 kB347.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 73.2 kB344.0 kB [list of files]
armel 72.7 kB340.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 72.3 kB339.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 66.4 kB351.0 kB [list of files]
i386 73.0 kB341.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 70.4 kB270.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 70.0 kB268.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 71.8 kB348.0 kB [list of files]
mips 71.9 kB342.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 73.1 kB342.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 71.3 kB342.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 71.0 kB265.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 71.7 kB350.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 73.2 kB345.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 72.3 kB341.0 kB [list of files]
sparc 72.4 kB341.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 71.7 kB345.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 73.8 kB344.0 kB [list of files]