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A Look Inside Novell's openSUSE Build Service

Linux distributions are complex things to build and manage. Novell is ratcheting up its openSUSE community Linux distribution with version 2.0 of its openSUSE Build Service.

With the Build Service, developers can create packages for openSUSE, along with other distributions, such as Fedora, Debian and Ubuntu. Linux Planet has the details.


How is a Linux distribution put together? For Novell's openSUSE, it starts with its newly improved Build Service 2.0.

Building a Linux distribution is a complex task that involves both project and package management skills. For Novell's openSUSE community Linux distribution, the key tool it uses is the openSUSE Build Service, which was recently improved with a 2.0 release in June.

Read the full story at Linux Planet:
Linux Like Legos: Inside Novell's New openSUSE Build Service 2.0