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Old 05-08-2003, 09:09 PM   #1
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install sfwr packages


when i was installing the sofetware packages by using the rpmdrake, it asked me to insert cd rom 1, then cd rom-3, then after a while, and error msgs pops up saying that files missing something like that, can anyone help me out plz?

another question is when i was using the rpm -ivh package name, it keep saying that

error: cannot create %sourcedir /usr/src/RPM/SOURCE

how can I solve it ? and what does the S/us/src/RPM/SOURCE contains?
 
Old 05-08-2003, 11:04 PM   #2
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It appears that you're trying to install some
sort of source-rpm ... those need the given
directory to exists. If it says it cannot create
the directory you might want to try it manually.

mkdir -p /usr/src/RPM/SOURCE


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