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Old 04-14-2003, 09:59 AM   #1
Tommi
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compiling programs in redhat 9.0


Yo!

I try to rebuild sources in redhat but nothing happens...

I use command "rpm --rebuild *.src.rpm" but it says that there is no such a command like --rebuild or --recompile.

I read the manual and it says that rpm build should be installed...that it is removed for some reason which I do not understand. I couldnt find this update from update files or I didnt know which of them it is in redhat 9.0 update folder.

Please advice.
 
Old 04-14-2003, 12:28 PM   #2
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The '--rebuild' flag was removed from the rpm application. You should be using 'rpmbuild' now instead.
 
Old 04-15-2003, 08:10 AM   #3
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thanks, it works!! :-)

Once its seems to best to compile program before installation and use sources instead of ready rpm's is there any sense to compile whole operating system from sources...this is a time consuming process. :-)


But I have understood that this really could optimize my system and improve its system stability to totally new level. Am I right?
 
  


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