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Old 12-07-2005, 12:08 PM   #1
keisinger
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rpmbuild -bb error: does not appear to be a specfile.


rpmbuild -bb ./ElectricFence-2.2.2-19.src.rpm

error: File ./ElectricFence-2.2.2-19.src.rpm does not appear to be a specfile.

When I try to build a src.rpm I get the above error. Anyone have any ideas?

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Old 12-07-2005, 12:54 PM   #2
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I was able to solve my own problem.

I changed options with the rpmbuild command
"rpm --rebuild ElectricFence-2.2.2-19.src.rpm" and thing went smoothly.
 
Old 12-07-2005, 01:11 PM   #3
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On what distro was this because I am sure on those distros using RPM 4.x (almost every new rpm based distro), the right way would be
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#rpmbuild --rebuild filename.src.rpm
 
  


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