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Old 08-19-2004, 08:57 PM   #1
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tar.gz --> RPM


Can somebody please show me how I can convert tar.gz files into RPMs?
 
Old 08-19-2004, 09:03 PM   #2
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You don't. Try

$ tar -zx filename.tgz
$ cd filename
$ less README*

It'll probably tell you to do
$ make install
Or some such.
 
Old 08-19-2004, 09:04 PM   #3
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Try checkinstall. When you get to the "make install" part of the install process, use checkinstall instead and it will package everything up for you.
 
  


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