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Old 09-10-2004, 12:00 PM   #1
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Question Compiling programs from source rpms

I recently downloaded gaim in src.rpm format. I hav no idea on how to extract and compile/install it. Need help.
Old 09-10-2004, 03:17 PM   #2
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rpmbuild --rebuild packagename.src.rpm

this will create a binary rpm in /usr/src/RPM/RPMS/i586 or somewhere like that

then just go there and install the rpm however you usually do


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