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Old 05-16-2005, 04:00 PM   #1
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rpm don't install

I have redhat9
when I try to install qt3 with:
rpm -U qt3-3.3.1-33.src.rpm
then the computer writes
warning: qt3-3.3.1-33.src.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 9c800aca
and he doesn't install the programm. But I thought that rpm ignores the warnings. and because he doesn't write an error I thought that he should install it.
why isn't this so?
Old 05-16-2005, 04:34 PM   #2
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.src.rpm is a source rpm. It needs building first.

rpmbuild --rebuild name.of.src.rpm

It puts the built rpm in somewhere in /usr/src/RPM/...
(sorry, it's been a while since I used rpm's).
Once you've found the rpm then use
rpm -U blah.rpm
Old 05-16-2005, 09:04 PM   #3
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about the warning, it's about your file signature, key, etc......
you should ask your system to believe that it's a safe/signed file
your system just don't have the file's key...

type this....
rpm --addsign qt3-3.3.1-33.src.rpm -- > it should add the sign key to your system

and there you go for the rest........
Old 05-17-2005, 12:49 PM   #4
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My rpm don't know the option --rebuild
Old 05-17-2005, 12:56 PM   #5
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Thats because Redhat 9 uses an old version of rpm. Try
#rpm --rebuild package.src.rpm


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