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RE: [K12OSN] How to install from .src.rpm



On Wed, 2005-01-26 at 13:01, Jim Kronebusch wrote:
> > You need to build the binary RPM from the .src.rpm. Something like:
> > 
> > rpmbuild --rebuild blah.src.rpm
> > 
> > I think you will find the resulting binary rpm in 
> > /usr/src/redhat/RPMS 
> > or something similar. Don't know if that changes for Fedora. On my 
> > Mandrake box it's /usr/src/RPM/RPMS. Install the resulting 
> > binary RPM in 
> > the usual way.
> 
> I tried that but YDL says that rpmbuild is not a recognized command.
> Does YDL use a little different rpm package or do I need to install
> something else to obtain rpmbuild like a devel package?

Earlier versions of rpm had the --rebuild function included in the
rpm program itself so you might find it there.  The current fedora
version has been split into rpm and rpmbuild as separate commands.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
    les futuresource com



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