On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 06:08:29PM -0500, Steve Bergman wrote:
So, the restriction is possible because we are talking about the
distribution. There is nothing to keep someone from creating RPM's from
the SRPM's on a single RHEL box, and making a set of install ISO's.
Except that the result:
1. Would not necessarily be exactly the well tested product that RedHat
offers, since different compilers and compiler options may have been
used for particular packages.
Actually, it's highly unlikely that the compiler _options_ would be
different, since package-specific compiler options are always included
in the SRPMs. As far as I know. In that sense there are no "secret
ingredients" left out of Red Hat source packages.