Re: [vserver] CentOS 6 and YUM patch ... again

From: Roderick A. Anderson <>
Date: Thu 25 Apr 2013 - 21:48:43 BST
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On 04/25/2013 12:42 AM, Gordan Bobic wrote:
> On 04/22/2013 11:47 PM, Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
>> On 04/17/2013 08:08 AM, Gordan Bobic wrote:
>>> This seems to contain the old patch from 2010:
>>> I can't seem to find anything more recent, and I'm sure that one is more
>>> bloated than it needs to be, but hopefully it will get you going in the
>>> right direction.
>> Thanks Gordon. It has but now my ignorance has risen its ugly head.
>> Any RPM gurus on hte list?
> I would say I'm a guru (no sandals here :) ), but I can look into
> putting together a fresh EL6 patch/src.rpm at some point. Don't hold
> your breath, though, it may be a couple of weeks or so before I get
> around to it due to various time pressures.

Thanks Gordon. Your reply below answers what I was wondering about.
But a more knowledgeable job would be better for the project.

>> I applied the changes from the 3.2.22-chroot.patch file by hand to the
>> files for 3.2.29.
>> Where I'm now confused is will they apply cleanly given all the
>> other patches that are applied first? Using 'ls -l *.patch | wc -l'
>> says there are 70 including the new one I created. Several of them
>> affect the same files as the chroot patch.
>> As this is suppose to be a one-off I haven't done the whole rpmbuild
>> process so I'm really guessing at the next step(s).
>> Can I just add the patch command to the SPEC file and rebuild?
> That is the idea. You add the patch to the spec file (remember to put
> some kind of a version bump suffix on the release), and
> rpmbuild -ba yum.spec

I'll give it a try later today or tomorrow.

Again thanks,


> Gordan
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