[CentOS] Problems with building an rpm
rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Jul 17 06:35:43 UTC 2008
thanks for replying.
R P Herrold wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Jul 2008, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> I followed the setup instructions from
> ... the author is known to me ;)
>> Assuming that you are in /etc/sudoers!!!!
>> And then asked for a password.
>> Which password? My userid or root's? I tried both and after 3 tries got:
>> me is not in sudoers file. This incident will be reported.
>> removing '/home/me/rpmbuild/BUILD/hipl--main--2.6/hipl-1.0.4'
> The end user account password is what sudo is looking for ... as
> noted, it seems you had not configured /etc/sudoers to include you.
>> So I look at /etc/sudoers and do not understand what I am suppose to
>> do there.
> A sample entry which permits a single user machine to do root
> operations when needed, but to stay in its non-priv'd mode most of the
> time looks like something as simple as:
> [herrold at new ~]$ sudo grep herrold /etc/sudoers
> Password: [here, the end user 'herrold's password]
> herrold ALL=(ALL) ALL
> [herrold at new ~]$
> ... We need root rights to read /etc/sudoers, or else it would have
> not been needed except for teaching reasons.
>> A bit of help would be greatly appreciated!
> Hope this helps .. I wonder a bit at your description of untarring,
> ./configure'ing, etc ... that is not part of rpm building from .spec
> or SRPM.
Here is what I was told to do:
you can build on CentOS by executing:
tar xvzf hipl.tar.gz
("make install" works too, but installs to /usr/local by default)
Software requirements are listed here:
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