[CentOS-docs] Re: Create page about rebuilding SRPMS and preparing RPM environment

Filipe Brandenburger filbranden at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 13:45:11 UTC 2008


Without trying to start another heated discussion, are we going to
create a specific page on creating a building infrastructure for RPMs
and on how to rebuild a SRPM? My original e-mail from last week
follows. Please let me know if you want me to contribute.

Thanks a lot,

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 10:49, Filipe Brandenburger
<filbranden at gmail.com> wrote:
> As discussed on the centos-users list, I would like to create some
> pages on the CentOS Wiki with instructions on how to set up your
> environment to build RPMs and how to rebuild RPMs. This content today
> exists here:
> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/I_need_the_Kernel_Source#head-a8dae925eec15786df9f6f8c918eff16bf67be0d
> I would suggest creating these two:
> 1) http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/RebuildSRPM
> -> what SRPMs are, how to download them, how to install them, how to
> rebuild them
> -> link to the other page on how to set up your rpm-build environment
> 2) http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/SetupRpmBuildEnvironment
> -> install "rpm-build" package with yum
> -> set up ~/.rpmmacros
> -> tips on packages that are usually needed when building rpms
> (*-devel, gcc, make, etc.)
> Once those pages are done, the page on "building the kernel" may refer
> to that one for the generic instructions on how to set up rpm building
> environment.
> My WikiUserName is FilipeBrandenburger.

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