[CentOS] Building a 64bit rpm

Tue Apr 8 17:48:26 UTC 2008
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 10:34 AM, Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 19:29:01 +0200
>  Rudi Ahlers <Rudi at SoftDux.com> wrote:
>  > I build mine as root ( a normal user account gave me some erorrs), and
>  > all seems well?
>  Use yum to install rpmdevtools.  Then rpmdev-setuptree will do all of the work
>  that's required to build rpms as a user.

I suppose rpmdevtools is only available from EPEL.  But the following
procedures will do the job:

echo "%_topdir %(echo $HOME)/rpmbuild" > .rpmmacros

Then as root, yum install rpm-build