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Old 10-10-2005, 06:59 PM   #1
davidirasmith
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RPM vs. rpmbuild


I want to build an rpm (binary) from a tarball. I sense that I can do this with either RPM or RPMBUILD (I know that the latter is part of the rpm-build package.) What is the difference beween the two? Could someone please point me in some directions regarding this?

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IIRC the rpm.* set of binaries are newer and "rpm" only provides a wrapper for running any of them. So if you run "rpm -tb package.tgz" you should see rpmbuild running.
 
  


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