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creating a fedora spin in F18

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I am trying to make a spin (remix). I am also trying to include a few rpms locally (stuff I rolled up for now). How do I include these in the rpm?

posted May 17, 2013 by anonymous

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You can use createrepo to make a repository out of your local rpms. Then you need to add this repo using a repo command in your ks file. You can use a file: reference if it's on the same machine.

answer May 17, 2013 by anonymous
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