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Old 10-14-2003, 08:49 PM   #1
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how to use "# rpm -rebuild" ??


when I was using # rpm -rebuild ***.src.rpm It replied me that :
rpm: arguments to --root (-r) must begin with a /

Is there anybody explain it ? and tell me how to solve it

Thank you very much !
 
Old 10-14-2003, 08:54 PM   #2
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rpmbuild --rebuild ---->for newer red hat and mdk systems

rpm --rebuild ----> for older versions
 
Old 10-14-2003, 08:54 PM   #3
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You need double hyphens: rpm --rebuild ***.src.rpm, otherwise rpm won't recognize the option (it thinks you're specifying the -r switch with "ebuild" as parameters ).

Håkan
 
Old 10-14-2003, 09:51 PM   #4
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thanks for your help ,
but ......
No , if I input # rpmbuild ...... It reply to me :command not found
if I input # rpm ---rebuild ......It reply to me: unknown option
if I input # rpm -rebuild .........It reply to me :rpm: arguments to --root (-r) must begin with a /

I really don't know what should I do !!
 
Old 10-14-2003, 09:55 PM   #5
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what distro?
 
Old 10-14-2003, 10:07 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by iamthewind
thanks for your help ,
but ......
No , if I input # rpmbuild ...... It reply to me :command not found
if I input # rpm ---rebuild ......It reply to me: unknown option
if I input # rpm -rebuild .........It reply to me :rpm: arguments to --root (-r) must begin with a /

I really don't know what should I do !!
the second one doesn't work because you put in 3 hyphens. use 2 hyphens... --rebuild.
 
Old 10-15-2003, 12:24 AM   #7
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good eye megaspaz
 
Old 10-15-2003, 05:50 AM   #8
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Quote:
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the second one doesn't work because you put in 3 hyphens. use 2 hyphens... --rebuild.

No,No,No,No,No,No,No,

It's my fault ,I am quite sorry ..
but how can u take me as a fool??????
It of course occured when I am writting this thread.
I am surly can't put in 3 hyphens when I am working ,and just try once !!!

But thank you all the same
 
Old 10-15-2003, 07:45 AM   #9
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rpmbuild comes with rpm-devel I think, or one of the rpm-
packages but not with the basic install....
 
Old 10-15-2003, 08:09 AM   #10
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I don't think he intended to "take you for a fool" as you say. try to see if you have the rpm-devel package installed:

rpm -qa | grep rpm
 
Old 10-15-2003, 08:38 AM   #11
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No ,I never mind him ,
I am sorry! all are because of my knowless


the reply of rpm -qa | grep rpm is
rpm-4.2-0.69
rpm-python-4.2.0.69

is version (rpm-4.2 ) quite low?
 
Old 10-15-2003, 10:20 AM   #12
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no, you just don't have the development packages installed... they should be on your distros install disk.
 
  


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