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Old 05-14-2004, 09:44 AM   #1
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Stupid Questoin


I looked around this site to where I couldnt find my answer I was wondering how would you edit srpms.. I know linux is suppose to be open source and you can edit the prgrams to do what you want and i know you must know or understand some knowledge of C to do this which I am taking up in my spare time now so if someone could just tell me how do you view or edit srpms it would be appreciated thank you....
 
Old 05-14-2004, 09:46 AM   #2
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Um. You install them and then edit the source they install?
 
Old 05-14-2004, 10:22 AM   #3
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when you install the srpm with

rpm -Uvh thePackageName.rpm

type

rpm -ql thePackageName


(note no rpm at the end)

and it will list where the files are installed. From there you can open them up in a c editor and change them.
 
Old 05-15-2004, 04:48 PM   #4
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thanks guys for your help i was confused outta my mind!!!!
 
  


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