The Open Build Service(OBS) version 2.3.0 brings new features especially in the Maintenance and Release Management area and is the latest stable maintained version. It is recommended to update to this version to get improved security protections. It is also the first version which comes with official support offerings from B1-Systems backed by SUSE.
OBS 2.3 brings the functionality to maintain a released software product in an efficient and transparent way. This includes
This functionality is already used for doing the maintenance updates for the openSUSE distributions. The features can be used all together or in parts for own products.
It is recommended to read the Release Notes before updating an instance.
The reference server http://build.opensuse.org is available for all open source developers to build packages for the most popular distributions including openSUSE, Debian, Fedora, Ubuntu, Arch, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise. It is also used to build, release and maintain the openSUSE distribution.
You can download all the OBS components (Clients, API, Server, Worker) from our download page and setup your own Open Build Service instance.
The Open Build Service (OBS) is a generic system to build and distribute binary packages from sources in an automatic, consistent and reproducible way. You can release packages as well as updates, add-ons, appliances and entire distributions for a wide range of operating systems and hardware architectures.
It is developed by a talented team of developers as Free Software and is used by many Free and Open Source software projects, companies and researchers. Including but not limited to SUSE the original provider of the enterprise Linux distribution, the Tizen standards-based software platform supported by leading mobile operators and ownCloud your secure enterprise file sync and share.