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Old 04-06-2005, 06:57 AM   #1
charnel
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src.rpm packages


the out put of src.rpm files always look like this on my mandrake 10.0
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rpm -i gtk+-1.2.10-40mdk.src.rpm
warning: gtk+-1.2.10-40mdk.src.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 70771ff3
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
warning: user pablo does not exist - using root
warning: group pablo does not exist - using root
[root@localhost xmms]# rpm -q gtk+-1.2.10-40mdk.src.rpm
package gtk+-1.2.10-40mdk.src.rpm is not installed
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what can I do to install the packages src.rpm....???
 
Old 04-06-2005, 07:09 AM   #2
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rpmbuild --rebuild *.src.rpm

or

rpmrebuild *.src.rpm

I forget what mandrake uses for that command.
 
Old 04-06-2005, 07:30 AM   #3
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http://www.siliconvalleyccie.com/lin...m#_Toc91165213

here is a short how-to for installing source rpms.
 
Old 04-06-2005, 12:05 PM   #4
charnel
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thank you for your help but it now gives the error message
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[root@localhost xmms]# rpm --rebuild gtk+-1.2.10-40mdk.src.rpm
/usr/lib/rpm/rpmb: No such file or directory
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what can I do??
 
Old 04-06-2005, 04:50 PM   #5
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Install the rpmbuild via your CD's/DVD's. Go through DrakConf.
 
Old 04-06-2005, 05:27 PM   #6
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You need to do
Code:
#rpmbuild --rebuild package.src.rpm
If you don't have the rpmbuild package install it as suggested above.
 
  


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