[CentOS] Miredo 1.1.5

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Wed Dec 10 19:19:38 UTC 2008



Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> Ray Van Dolson wrote:
>   
>> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 01:33:39PM -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>   
>>     
>>> I found a src.rpm for 1.1.5-1 for fc8 (not rh8!).  I was able to rebuild 
>>> it on my Centos build system.
>>>
>>> The rpms are identified as 1.1.5-1.i386.rpm, no el5 or other
>>> identification was placed in the files.  I don't see how to control this 
>>> when you rebuild from an existing src.rpm.  Interestingly the fc8 
>>> designation was lost.
>>>
>>> I also rebuild it on my fc10 system.  It worked, and the rpms have fc10
>>> in their names.
>>>
>>> Don't know how well they will work.  I will be trying them over the next
>>> couple weeks.  If anyone wants a copy, let me know....
>>>
>>>     
>>>       
>> Look inside the .spec file.  The Release line should contain a dist tag
>> as follows:
>>
>> Release:        1%{?dist}
>>
>> The "1" will vary of course.
>>
>> Then, when you build, just define the dist flag to be what you like:
>>
>>   % rpmbuild --define 'dist .el5' <whatever>.spec
>>     
>
> OK. I am almost getting it.
>
> I did a: rpmbuild --rebuild miredo.1.1.5-1.fc8.src.rpm
>
> In otherwords, I did not even bother to open up the src rpm. I hope that 
> won't cause too much of an issue with what was built on Centos!
>
> So do I then do:
>
>
> rpmbuild --define 'dist .el5' --rebuild miredo.1.1.5-1.fc8.src.rpm

So I tried it and it works. At least it built the rpms with the .el5 
string included (actually I used .el5.rgm so I would know it is mine).




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