Several customers and other people from the open source community have asked us how they could make their own Percona Server for MySQL RPM binaries from scratch.
This request is often made by companies that want to add custom patches to our release. To do this, you need to make some modifications to the
file in the source tree, and some preparation is necessary.
This post covers how you can make your own RPMs from GIT or source tarball so that you can build RPMs from your own modified branch, or by applying patches. In this example, we’ll build Percona Server 5.7.16-10.
Making your own RPMs is not a recommended practice, and should rarely be …[Read more]