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NAME

mock - build SRPMs in a chroot  

SYNTAX

mock [options] --rebuild SRPM [SRPM...]

mock [options] --chroot <cmd>

mock [options] {--init|clean|shell}

mock [options] --installdeps {SRPM|RPM}

mock [options] --install PACKAGE

mock [options] --update

mock [options] --orphanskill

mock [options] --copyin path [path...] destination

mock [options] --copyout path [path...] destination

 

DESCRIPTION

Mock is a simple program that will build source RPMs inside a chroot. It doesn't do anything terribly fancy other than populate a chroot with the contents specified by a configuration file, then build any input SRPM(s) in that chroot.

The content of a chroot is specified by the configuration specified with the -r option. The default configuration file is /etc/mock/default.cfg, which is usually a symlink to one of the installed configurations.

There is a site-wide configuration file, /etc/mock/site-defaults.cfg, which can be used to specify site-wide options. The shipped version of this file has no active options, but does have a list of all of the configuration options, examples of how to set them, and their default values.

For backwards compatibility, old-style commands, ("rebuild", "init", "clean", etc.) without leading '--' are still accepted, but are deprecated. See COMMANDS section, below, for detailed listing of all commands.

 

COMMANDS

--clean
Purge the chroot tree
--init
Initialize a chroot (clean, install chroot packages, etc.)
--rebuild
If no command is specified, rebuild is assumed. Rebuilds the specified SRPM(s). The buildroot is cleaned first, unless --no-clean is specified.
--shell
Run the specified command interactively within the chroot (which must already be initialized -- no 'clean' is performed). If no command specified, /bin/sh is run.
--chroot
Run the specified command non-interactively within the chroot (which must already be initialized -- no 'clean' is performed). Command output will be sent to the log files.
--installdeps
Find out deps for SRPM or RPM, and do a yum install to put them in the buildroot. Buildroot must already be initialized -- no 'clean' is performed
--install
Do a yum install PACKAGE inside the buildroot. Buildroot must already be initialized -- no 'clean' is performed
--update
Do a yum update inside the buildroot. Buildroot must already be initialized -- no 'clean' is performed
--orphanskill
No-op mode that simply checks that no stray processes are running in the chroot. Kills any processes that it finds using specified root.
--copyin
Copies the source paths (files or directory trees) into the chroot at the specified destination path.
--copyout
Copies the source paths (files or directory trees) from the chroot to the specified destination path.

 

OPTIONS

-r CHROOT, --root=CHROOT
Uses specified chroot configuration as defined in /etc/mock/<chroot>.cfg. If none specified, uses the chroot linked to by /etc/mock/default.cfg
--offline
Run in 'offline' mode where we tell 'yum' to run completely from local cache. Also disables cache expiry for the mock yum cache.
--no-clean
Do not clean chroot before building package.
--cleanup-after
Clean chroot after building. Use with --resultdir. Only active for '--rebuild'.
--no-cleanup-after
Don't clean chroot after building. If automatic cleanup is enabled, use this to disable.
--target=ARCH
This argument is passed to rpmbuild to specify the target arch to build. It defaults to whatever is specified for --arch, or whatever is specified in the config file as config_opts['target_arch'].
--arch=ARCH
Calls the linux personality() syscall to tell the kernel to emulate a secondary architecture. For example, building i386 packages on an x86_64 buildhost.
-D "MACRO EXPR", --define="MACRO EXPR"
Specify macro definitions used for the build. This option may be used multiple times, just as the rpmbuild --define option can be. For example:

--define "with_extra_cheese 1" --define="packager Monkey"

--with=OPTION
Enable configure OPTION for build. This option may be used multiple times. For example:

--with=extra_cheese

--without=OPTION
Disable configure OPTION for build. This option may be used multiple times. For example:

--without=anchovies

--resultdir=RESULTDIR
Change directory where resulting files (RPMs and build logs) are written. Resultdir can contain python-string substitutions for any variable in the chroot config. For example:

--resultdir=./my/"%(dist)s"/"%(target_arch)s"/

--uniqueext=text
Arbitrary, unique extension to append to buildroot directory name
--configdir=CONFIGDIR
Change directory where config files are found
--rpmbuild_timeout=SECONDS
Fail build if rpmbuild takes longer than 'timeout' seconds
--unpriv
Drop privileges before running command when using --chroot
--cwd=DIR
Change to the specified directory (relative to the chroot) before running command when using --chroot
-q, --quiet
Be quiet.
-v, --verbose
Output verbose progress information.
--trace
Enables verbose tracing of function enter/exit with function arguments and return codes. Useful for debugging mock itself.
-h, --help
Show usage information and exit.
--version
Show version number and exit.

 

FILES

/etc/mock/ - default configuration directory

/var/lib/mock - directory where chroots are created  

EXAMPLES

To rebuild test.src.rpm under the default chroot. The output RPMs will be placed under /var/lib/mock/CHROOT/results/ by default.

mock --rebuild /path/to/your.src.rpm

To specify a different chroot, which must be defined in /etc/mock/. The argument to -r is the name of the file in /etc/mock without the trailing .cfg.

mock -r fedora-8-i386 --rebuild /path/to/your.src.rpm

To specify a different chroot and place the output RPMs and logs in a specified location.

mock -r fedora-8-i386 --resultdir=./my-results /path/to/your.src.rpm
 

BUGS

To report bugs in mock, go to:

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla.

Select the query option, using product Fedora Hosted Projects and component mock and press the Start Search button. If there is a bug similar to the one you are seeing, add your information to the comments. If not, go to the new bug page using the same product and component and fill in the form.  

AUTHORS

Michael Brown <mebrown@michaels-house.net>

Clark Williams <williams@redhat.com>

Seth Vidal <skvidal@linux.duke.edu>

and a cast of...tens  

SEE ALSO

yum(8) rpmbuild(8) http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Projects/Mock


 

Index

NAME
SYNTAX
DESCRIPTION
COMMANDS
OPTIONS
FILES
EXAMPLES
BUGS
AUTHORS
SEE ALSO

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Time: 21:23:59 GMT, April 16, 2011