[CentOS] Building a 64bit rpm

Tue Apr 8 17:29:01 UTC 2008
Rudi Ahlers <Rudi at SoftDux.com>

Joseph L.
> I want to build the 64bit version of Xen 3.2, they only show one srpm available. I assume if its compiled on a x86_64 version of CentOS 5.1 it will be a 64bit rpm when its done?
> I am aware its not good to build as root but out of curiosity, if I used a vm that I would later destroy, is the only caveat to building as root potential damage to the build system, or can the actual rpm be built incorrectly?
> Thanks for any hints,
> jlc
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I build mine as root ( a normal user account gave me some erorrs), and 
all seems well?


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