[CentOS] building rpms

Thu Apr 12 15:09:26 UTC 2007
Phil Schaffner <Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov>

On Wed, 2007-04-11 at 15:39 -0400, Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Apr 2007 at 3:36pm, Dave wrote
> >   I've got a centos 4.4 box and i'd like to make some rpms for it. My first 
> > task is to recompile an srpm removing some options to customize it. I tried 
> > rpmbuild, which worked on a fedora install, but that command wasn't 
> > available. What rpm do i have to install to make rpms? I've got rpmdb, rpm, 
> > and rpm-libs already installed. I thought the missing one was rpm-utils, but 
> > no go.
> $ yum provides /usr/bin/rpmbuild
> rpm-build.i386                           4.3.3-18_nonptl        base
> Matched from:
> /usr/bin/rpmbuild

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