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Old 11-08-2004, 01:28 AM   #1
Niceman2005
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rpm -bp command not working says "-bp: unknown option"


Dear Linux community,

I tried to install Berkeley DB compat-db-4.0.14-2.src.rpm however when I reached the step

the following outcome was produced when I tried to use the rpm -bp command.

[root@mars SPECS]# ls
compat-db.spec
[root@mars SPECS]# rpm -bp compat-db.spec
-bp: unknown option
[root@mars SPECS]#

I got the rpm -bp command from textbook, there should be any problem with it.

Thanks for helping,
 
Old 11-08-2004, 01:35 AM   #2
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try man rpm or rpm --help for a list of command line options.

(check capitalisation).
 
Old 11-08-2004, 01:36 AM   #3
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If I remember correctly, with rpm 4 the command is named rpmbuild.
 
  


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