[CentOS] Miredo 1.1.5

Ray Van Dolson rayvd at bludgeon.org
Wed Dec 10 18:36:23 UTC 2008

On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 01:33:39PM -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I found a src.rpm for 1.1.5-1 for fc8 (not rh8!).  I was able to rebuild 
> it on my Centos build system.
> The rpms are identified as 1.1.5-1.i386.rpm, no el5 or other
> identification was placed in the files.  I don't see how to control this 
> when you rebuild from an existing src.rpm.  Interestingly the fc8 
> designation was lost.
> I also rebuild it on my fc10 system.  It worked, and the rpms have fc10
> in their names.
> Don't know how well they will work.  I will be trying them over the next
> couple weeks.  If anyone wants a copy, let me know....

Look inside the .spec file.  The Release line should contain a dist tag
as follows:

Release:        1%{?dist}

The "1" will vary of course.

Then, when you build, just define the dist flag to be what you like:

  % rpmbuild --define 'dist .el5' <whatever>.spec

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