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Old 09-11-2005, 03:53 AM   #1
logicalfuzz
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checkinstall error : *** The "rpm" program is not in your PATH!


hello,
i have done an LFS installation. i compiled rpm with all its dependancies. then i tried checkinstall. firstly checkinstall is located in /usr/local/sbin/checkinstall which is not in my PATH. so i am not able access the man page of checkinstall. the problem is when i do
Code:
/usr/local/sbin/checkinstall
on a compiled program, at the end it says..
Code:
*** The "rpm" program is not in your PATH!
*** RPM package creation aborted
Code:
whereis rpm
says /usr/bin/rpm as well as /bin/rpm both of which are in my PATH.
is my way of checkinstall correct? i do make on the package first, next i do /usr/local/sbin/checkinstall
how do i make checkinstall work properly?
 
Old 09-11-2005, 06:07 AM   #2
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put the $PATH in your ~/.bash_profile like so........
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export PATH=$PATH:/usr/bin/rpm
export PATH=$PATH:/bin/rpm
 
Old 09-11-2005, 07:40 AM   #3
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still no success...
 
  


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