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Old 02-03-2006, 09:58 AM   #1
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rpm package install in RedHat

I used following command :

rpm -ivh ipsec-tools-0.2.5-0.5.src.rpm

I am getting
warning: user sugioka does not exist -using root
warning: group sugioka does not exist -using root

I thought this installed my package even though I got warning.But I was expecting /sbin/setkey, /sbin/racoon, /lib/ etc. as a result of above rpm installation. But cannot find these dirs/files.

Question :
1. How can I know if rpm pacakge was installed right ?
2. Is there any thing more I needed to do ?

Please help..
Old 02-03-2006, 10:03 AM   #2
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You installed a *source* rpm, not the binary package.

Try finding the file "ipsec-tools-0.2.5-0.5.rpm" and installing that, instead.

Last edited by Padma; 02-03-2006 at 10:04 AM.
Old 02-03-2006, 10:12 AM   #3
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well you can install source rpms but why bother.

rpmbuild -ba ipsec-tools-0.2.5-0.5.src.rpm

what that would do is build the rpms in /usr/src/rpm the finish rpm would also be in /usr/src/rpm.

been along time since i used an rpm based distro so anyone feel free to correct me or give better detail.
Old 02-03-2006, 10:50 AM   #4
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I found ipsec-tools-0.5.2.tar.bz2,

I extracted to ipsec-tools-4.5.2, and here is what I did (I found some instruction some where on the web)
cd ipsec-tools-4.5.2
./configure --with-kernel-headers=/lib/modules/2.6.X/build/include
make install

Still does not seem that I am seeing all the above libraries, and directories (lib/, /etc/racoon/..)
that are expected..

Did I have to reconfigure the kernel to turn on some ipsec feature ? I dont know how to do that. Any help ?
Old 02-03-2006, 11:08 AM   #5
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if you use redhat. The source or binary is ipsec*-i386.rpm not ipsec*.src.rpm. You can also install source of ipsec*.tar.{gz,bz2}


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