[CentOS] rpmrebuild or rpmbuild question

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 13:05:28 UTC 2007

On 6/23/07, centos <centos at unixplanet.biz> wrote:

> I have compiled php on a server, but want to upgrade and recompile it
> with new features.
> is rpmbuild or rpmrebuild capable of compiling or adding these new
> features ?

Your terms are confusing. Did you install php the first time via rpm?
If so, that is not 'compiling'.  RPM does not modify code on the
system, it either installs or replaces files. It is not used to alter
build options.

> download the source and run ./configure again ? what about yum ? it was
> great if yum or
> rpmbuild could save the current config and just add the new extensions.

Still not sure what you're looking at or what you're attempting to do
here. Could you please clarify what it is you're trying to do?

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George Orwell

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