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Old 08-17-2009, 03:05 PM   #1
zonkel
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new member with first question: Why do some packages end like .src.rpm?


I'm trying to prep a server for Oracle and need to install some packages. When I search for control-center-2.8.0-12 I'm getting results back that look like this: control-center-2.8.0-12.src.rpm rather than what I expected which is control-center-2.8.0-12.rhel4.2.x86_64.rpm. Help would be much appreciated.
 
Old 08-17-2009, 03:20 PM   #2
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.src.rpm files are used to create your own .rpm file with whatever configurations you want to use. http://www.rpm.org/max-rpm/s1-rpm-mi...nia-srpms.html may be of use to you.

And I have moved this to the Red Hat forum as it's a specific question.

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