[CentOS] Alternatives to checkinstall?

James B. Byrne byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca
Fri Sep 3 15:22:24 EDT 2010


I am reviewing some work that I did in June and forgot to take notes
at the time.  For some reason I have a nagging suspicion that for
this job I used a package builder other than checkinstall but for
the life of me I cannot recall the name.

Now, the case may be that I actually did use checkinstall in which
case not remembering the name of non-extant software is expected. 
On the other hand I would like to remove any doubts on the matter. 
If any of you have suggestions for viable alternatives to
checkinstall for installing source packages on CentOS-5 as rpms then
I would be much obliged. If I did use something else then perhaps
seeing the name might trigger the memory.


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