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Old 05-13-2004, 01:54 PM   #1
humaneasy
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Question Guide to build Mandrake RPMs


Hi,

I need to build some RPMs of programs that are not on Mandrake Contribs. Could someone be so kind to point me to a step-by-step tutorial.

Just to mention: Never built before an RPM (or any package) for Linux

Thanks in advance.

Lopo
 
Old 05-13-2004, 02:07 PM   #2
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Try this site for a starting point.
 
Old 05-13-2004, 05:06 PM   #3
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Re: Guide to build Mandrake RPMs

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Originally posted by humaneasy
Hi,

I need to build some RPMs of programs that are not on Mandrake Contribs. Could someone be so kind to point me to a step-by-step tutorial.

Just to mention: Never built before an RPM (or any package) for Linux

Thanks in advance.

Lopo
Now that someone has posted a link to a step-by-step tutorial, you may be interested in a program which does have a step-by-step tutorial to using it it's called Checkinstall and I've found it to be the easiest way to make RPMs for my Mandrake boxes.
 
  


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