[CentOS] Trying to build rpm-package

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Sat Jun 16 07:35:28 UTC 2007

On Sat, Jun 16, 2007 at 06:54:46AM +0300, jarmo alleged:
> + install -s -m 644 digitemp.1 /var/tmp/digitemp-buildroot/usr/local/man/man1/
> strip: /var/tmp/digitemp-buildroot/usr/local/man/man1/digitemp.1: File format not recognized
> install: strip failed
> error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.50782 (%install)

It is the -s option to 'install' that tells it to run strip.  This is
only for binaries and is invalid for text files.

The makefile should be patched to not strip anything at all, much less

Also, rpms should install into %{_prefix} (/usr), not /usr/local.

Garrick Staples, GNU/Linux HPCC SysAdmin
University of Southern California

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