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Homepage:
    http://www.xen-tools.org/software/rinse

Mercurial Repository:
    http://rinse.repository.steve.org.uk/

Mailing Lists:
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Rinse
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  The rinse utility is designed to install a minimal RPM-based
 distribution of GNU/Linux within a local directory.

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  The purpose and usage are analogous to the 'debootstrap' utility
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 familiar to users of Debian GNU/Linux.
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Rationale
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  This tool is being developed primarily for use by the xen-tools
 software, so that new Xen guests may be easily created running
 RPM-based distributions of GNU/Linux.
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  RPMStrap is the common solution to this problem, however it
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 is rarely successful.
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Supported Distributions
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  So far the following distributions are supported, in both
 32 and 64 bit flavours:
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     *  CentOS
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        - 4.6 & 5.0
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     *  Fedora Core
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        - 4, 5, 6, & 7.
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  Additional distributions might be supported in the future,
 and more will be certainly be added if submitted for inclusion
 in newer releases.

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