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Old 07-14-2003, 01:10 PM   #1
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rpmm cant handle source rpm ???


Hi, im trying to iinstall a src.rpm.

ive seen a few methods, but all include using

rpm --rebuild
or
rpm -ba

my redhat9 rpm says those options do not exsist ,, HELP !!!!!!!!!
 
Old 07-14-2003, 01:11 PM   #2
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have you actually checked the man page for rpm? -ba is the normal one i think. try giving the actual errors you have.
 
Old 07-19-2003, 10:40 AM   #3
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[chris@localhost chris]$ rpm -ba theprm.src.rpm
-ba: unknown option

that option does not apear in the man page.
so, where can i get a rpm that works ?
the 1 that comes with redhat 9 cannot handle source
 
Old 07-19-2003, 11:08 AM   #4
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try it like this:
rpmbuild --rebuild
and then check /usr/src/redhat
 
  


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