On (22/11/16 16:29), Petr Spacek wrote:
>On 22.11.2016 16:27, Jan Cholasta wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On 22.11.2016 16:04, Petr Spacek wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> the recent changes with regard to
>>> http://www.freeipa.org/page/V4/Integration_Improvements
>>> beg a question whether we should invest into supporting client-only builds 
>>> in
>>> FreeIPA build system.
>>> Right now, FreeIPA can be built on all architectures we care about so there 
>>> is
>>> no incentive to invest into client-only build - this applies to binary/RPM
>>> builds.
>> Client-only build lowers the barrier for porting IPA to new platforms 
>> (porting
>> only client code is *much* easier than porting the whole thing), so I would
>> very much prefer if we kept it.
Agree about portability

But upstream spec file needn't have such relicts.
The upstream spec file is pure fedora specific.

>Wondering out loud: What prevents the "porter" from doing full build and then
>packaging only client bits? Yes, he has to install come of the dependencies
>for the build to pass but still, it is way easier than actually making server
>fully functional.
>Petr, are you going to allocate time for this soonish or should I open a
>ticket and forget about it for now?


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