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Old 09-01-2003, 11:48 AM   #1
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Red face when install *.noarch.rpm....................

redhat 9.0 used.
Now, don't seem to install automake.src.rpm in linux system
[root@localhost root]rpm -q automake

i download the automake-1.6.3-5.noarch.rpm
iWhen install the src.rpm file,,
"rpm -Uvh *.noarch.rpm" command right to run?

Last edited by eye; 09-02-2003 at 12:22 AM.
Old 09-01-2003, 12:05 PM   #2
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src.rpm is a source code file in rpm format and it must be compiled.

The rpm book: Maximum RPM

From man rpm:
rpm {-ba|-bb|-bp|-bc|-bi|-bl|-bs} [build-options] SPECFILE ...

rpm {-ta|-tb|-tp|-tc|-ti|-tl|-ts} [build-options] TARBALL ...

rpm {--rebuild|--recompile} SOURCEPKG ...

Last edited by fancypiper; 09-01-2003 at 12:06 PM.


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