[CentOS] Rebuilding RPMs

Karanbir Singh Mail-Lists at karan.org
Sat Nov 12 01:50:38 UTC 2005

Bowie Bailey wrote:
> I am trying to install the Cluster RPMS from rpm.karan.org.  But since I
> have updated my kernel with yum, I have the wrong kernel for a couple of the
> packages.
> # rpm -i --test cman-kernel-smp-2.6.9-36.0.i686.rpm
> error: Failed dependencies:
>         /lib/modules/2.6.9-11.ELsmp is needed by
> cman-kernel-smp-2.6.9-36.0.i686
>         kernel-smp = 2.6.9-11.EL is needed by
> cman-kernel-smp-2.6.9-36.0.i686
> # uname -a
> Linux bnofdnbackup.buc.com 2.6.9-22.0.1.ELsmp #1 SMP Thu Oct 27 13:14:25 CDT
> 2005 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> I think I can just grab the source RPM and do a rebuild, but having never
> attempted that before, I just want to make sure I'm not missing anything.
> (I have built RPMs from source tarballs, so I know how to setup the build
> environment)
> It looks like I can just do this:
> # rpmbuild --rebuild cman-kernel-2.6.9-36.0.src.rpm
> Is there anything else I need to do?

Just simple rebuilds will work, you might need to work out what order 
they are built in - and some pkgs like the cman-kernel need a specified 
--target i686 passed in via the rpmbuild.

- K
Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq

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