[CentOS] building CentOS rpms?

Mfawa Alfred Onen muffycompoqm at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 01:00:29 UTC 2009

On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 1:31 AM, Dave <dave.mehler at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>        I'd like to get in to rpm building and am looking for a CentOS
> specific document if any to get me going? I want to repackage an existing
> rpm and give it different runtime options so it'll work on a server, and
> make an rpm at least one probably more, and then submit them to the rpmforge
> repo.
>        Googling showed me some old Suse docs on this subject. Any help
> appreciated.
>        Thanks.
> Dave.

Well dave, you can start off by getting the source rpms of the
packages you want to modify and when done editing the spec file you
can easily use the rpmbuild command to recreate the rpms with your
changes. Hope it helps?

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