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Old 05-02-2004, 03:54 AM   #1
Brian of Gep
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Building RPMs


I have a plethora of howtos on the subject, but I can't get the command to build the rpm to work.

When I run:
rpm -ba foobar.spec
It throws the exception:
-ba: unknown option

All of the information I can find agrees that this is the correct command, including the official rpm howto, the official RPM howto , the fedora rpm
howto
, and some random, yet useful howto I found on google.

I've looked in the manpages, and I'm unable to find the -ba flag.

I'm lost.
 
Old 05-02-2004, 10:08 AM   #2
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Hi,
They (the RPM gods) have recently renamed rpm -ba to a new program. Try rpmbuild <specfile>
HTH, Taj
 
Old 05-02-2004, 11:26 AM   #3
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Ah, perfect - thanks!
 
  


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