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Old 05-22-2004, 09:07 AM   #1
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what exactly are source rpms (spms)


what exactly are source rpms (spms)

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Old 05-22-2004, 11:13 AM   #2
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A source prm file is an rpm to make an rpm for your system. Most rpms are configured to work on all systems. You compile a source rpm to create an rpm for your particular system. The src.rpm file creates an rpm file.
 
Old 05-23-2004, 11:07 AM   #3
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How do you compile source rpms? I have tried to using the rpm command but i get 2 warnings, user dag not found, using root and group dag noy found,using root. Then it does nothing afterwards.
 
Old 05-23-2004, 02:00 PM   #4
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rpmbuild --recompile <srpm> will recompile and install the package
rpmbuild --rebuild will do the same as well as producing RPM packages from it.
 
  


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