[CentOS] Re: TinyCA2 on Centos

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed Mar 8 20:59:53 UTC 2006

Robert Moskowitz spake the following on 3/8/2006 10:54 AM:
> At 10:29 AM 3/8/2006, Scott Silva wrote:
>> Robert Moskowitz spake the following on 3/7/2006 4:53 PM:
>> > http://tinyca.sm-zone.net/ has the following:
>> >
>> > "RPM for SuSE Linux 9.3 : tinyca2-0.7.2-0.noarch.rpm
>> > <http://tinyca.sm-zone.net/tinyca2-0.7.2-0.noarch.rpm> (Should work
>> with
>> > the most current distributions) "
>> >
>> > Will this RPM work on Centos 4.2?
>> >
>> Why not get the src.rpm and rebuild it?
> I am not up to that skill level yet.
> The one time I have done this (jpackage stuff), I got so messed up that
> by the time I 'got it right', I no longer had confidence in other
> aspects of the server, and just did a rebuild from scratch (but did use
> kickstart to make that step bearable).
> So I will first look for a way to do things via rpms and leave the src
> stuff to others.
> BTW, this is not my job.  I am busy right now in IEEE 802.11s arguing
> that their security claims are improper, and are producing a false sense
> of risk avoidance.  It is REALLY hard to get people to provide what
> seems like LESS security.  Making them understand that less is actually
> more is a struggle.
> So you go and build your stuff from your src, and I will go and build my
> protocols from my src (I am dyslexic and see all this stuff in 4D
> thought images that I have to translate into words).
Rebuilding a src.rpm is as easy as rpmbuild --rebuild somerpm-src.rpm

If it needs dependancies, you can yum install them and try again.

It is the best way of creating a distribution specific rpm.

More information about the CentOS mailing list