Bruce Keats wrote:
> I am willing to do get it into the extras, but I am new to Fedora's
> packaging guidelines. Are they documented somewhere?
Somewhere on http://fedora.redhat.com/ no doubt.
> If I do the work then can the mysql++ RPMs be included in the FC5, FC6, etc
I've never known a new package to be accepted into any released version
of a Linux distribution, Fedora or no. That's the quality that makes it
If you need MySQL++ to be part of your Linux install process, it's
possible to build your own distribution based on an existing one plus a
few extra packages.
> As well, where do the binary RPMs come from? Do I build them or is there a
> special build system that creates the binary RPMs once the source RPM is
Wow. If you don't even know where binary RPMs come from, you'd better
get yourself back to school for a while before bringing this topic up
with the Fedora maintainers. Start with http://rpm.org . Then, look at
the rpm target in the top-level MySQL++ Makefile.