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Old 02-22-2005, 08:53 AM   #1
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Rpm help


Hello,

well im following a guide on how to compile wine yourself for best performance on your pc.

Im following this walkthrough provided by linux gamers.net

http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/...hp?articleid=2

Im at part three where im supposed to download the wine source code. Only problem is i can only find the src.rpm file which i do not know how to extract the files from?

any help is appreciated

thanks
 
Old 02-22-2005, 09:05 AM   #2
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Hi,

Like it says in point 2.3 of the given link:

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/w...0030408.tar.gz
 
Old 02-22-2005, 10:02 AM   #3
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Try "rpm -ivh <.src rpm name>" and then look for the source where rpm puts it.

Before you do the "rpm -i <..>", try a "rpm -qlf <..>" to list the rpm contents -- that might give you a clue as to where rpm is going to put the source code.

Also "info rpm" will give you more than you want to know about rpm and its options.
 
  


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