[Linux-cluster] Building rpm's for RHEL 4

Troy Dawson dawson at fnal.gov
Thu May 19 18:40:24 UTC 2005

Troy Dawson wrote:
> Howdy,
> I've got some servers running RHEL 4 all connected to a SAN.  I've got 
> some time before they go into production so I'm trying GFS to see how 
> well it will work for our situation, and possibly shake any bugs out 
> while testing.
> I was able to download the cluster code from CVS, and build it.  But my 
> servers don't have any compilers, and I'd like to install on them via 
> rpm's.
> In the scripts directory there is a build_srpms.pl script.  I've tried 
> it, I've read it, I've tried all sorts of incantations, but it doesn't 
> seem to do anything for me.  So comes the question
> How do I make the rpm's for RHEL 4 so I can install the cluster programs 
> on servers without compilers?
> Many Thanks
> Troy Dawson

Just thought I'd answer my own question.  I'd read the perl script that 
makes the rpm's, not the Makefile.  I was also trying this on an 
'export' of the cvs, and not a 'checkout'
I believe the command I was looking for was
   make srpms


Troy Dawson  dawson at fnal.gov  (630)840-6468
Fermilab  ComputingDivision/CSS  CSI Group

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