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Old 08-29-2005, 08:25 AM   #1
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complete source code.


mandrake 10.0
i need todownload a complete source code of gnu/Linux.
i mean Gnu all commands source code as well as Linux souce code.

if i say all commands that includes mount and lilo and ping etc.
every commands source code in a single place.

thanks.
 
Old 08-29-2005, 09:54 AM   #2
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For mandrake, the best solution is to get all the SRPMS you can get. Here for example:
http://rpmfind.net

Else look for "Linux From Scratch".

Yves.
 
Old 08-29-2005, 11:05 AM   #3
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Just download the srpms from the Mandriva website. I am sure they will have a directory somewhere that has the srpms.
 
Old 08-29-2005, 07:10 PM   #4
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And once you got those source RPMs you can install them with
Code:
 rpm -i xxx.src.rpm
They should appear in /usr/src/RPM/ and the actual source-code for the packages will be in .tar.bz2 files in the SPECS directory.

Most people find it safer and more convenient to setup and rpm directory tree in their home directory if they are going to work on building or playing with source RPMs.
You should read the Mandriva RPM Howto http://qa.mandriva.com/twiki/bin/view/Main/RpmHowTo here, or at least the 'Perliminary Tasks' section to explain how to get the directories and rpm config file setup.
 
  


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