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Old 12-10-2004, 12:14 AM   #1
subu_s
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Editing an rpm


Hi,
ISorry for the "dumb subject". I have an rpm that installs ingres. In the process, it runs a script . What I want to do is edit the script and make it run with the -x or -v options. Is there any way wherein I pull out just this one file, edit it, pack it back in the rpm and install the rpm??


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Old 12-10-2004, 12:45 AM   #2
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You can if its a source RPM

Just get the srpm for that package and install it in your syatem.

This will get extracted in /usr/src/redhat/

Go to the SPEC directory and edit the spec file there.
Other files will be in BUILD directory
The script for pre install and postinstall will be in the spec file

After that rebuild the rpm using rpm -ba specfile
Hope your distro is redhat

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