[Ilugc] how to start with a new linux distro
sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Tue Aug 12 22:31:53 IST 2008
> A older article based on Fedora 7 at
>> Most of the content still applies. The process is better these days.
>> Thanks for the link. If i want to modify the source code and make my own
> install cd,then how should i do that?
You take the srpms, add your patches, bump the version number and
rebuild the packages. Put them in a separate directory, run createrepo
on them which will create a yum repository. Point to your custom
repository along with the existing Fedora repository. Run pungi (for
regular installation images) or livecd-creator (for live cd/dvd) or use
revisor for a graphical wrapper around both.
Jesse Keating, release engineer for Fedora has a video/presentation
talking about the basic concepts behind this
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