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Old 02-10-2004, 08:43 AM   #1
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Can't install rpms!!

Hi there,

I've just upgraded my SuSE 8.2 to 9.0. In 8.2, when I downloaded a rpm, there was always a button in the Konqueror which said something like "Install package with YaST". And now it's gone! Does anyone know how to reactivate the button?
And, by the way, how can I compile rpm packages myself (out of binaries)?
Old 02-10-2004, 12:22 PM   #2
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> And, by the way, how can I compile rpm packages myself (out of binaries)?

The rpm manpage is quite good. Try "man rpm" and scroll down to the "build" section.
However, remember a rpm package is expected to do more than just extract files. If this is what you want, you should use tar instead (with -j option, see tar manpage)


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