[CentOS-devel] Re: Rebuild of coreutils failing

Wed Jun 20 18:40:54 UTC 2007
Philip R. Schaffner <Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov>

On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 11:46 -0400, Rob West wrote:
> Jeff Johnson kindly answered my question off-line. It seems that I
> needed to install the redhat-rpm-config RPM, which overrides
> find-lang.sh.
> On 6/20/07, Rob West <robertfwest at gmail.com> wrote:
>         Hi,
>         I am trying to build the coreutils binary RPM from the CentOS
>         5.0 source RPM using:
>         sudo rpmbuild --rebuild coreutils-5.97-12.1.el5.src.rpm

You should consider building RPMs as a normal user.  Building as root is dangerous.  See:

http://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks/YumAndRPM "Get set up for
rebuilding packages while not being root"