Re: convert tar.gz to RPM

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Paul Howarth wrote:

On Wed, 2006-01-11 at 15:59 -0500, Mark Haney wrote:
Rakotomandimby Mihamina wrote:

There was a post on here a few days ago (and I've searched the archives for it and can't find it about the steps needed to convert a tarball to an RPM (or SRPM). Can someone point me to the archive or get me moving in the right direction?
The detailed way:

I know the detailed way, but the notes I saw were a little more distilled.
I dont know about those.
But If you're talking about a tool blindly doing the work for you, I
dont think it would be a good idea to use them...

NOt so much doing the work for me as starting me off a little further down the ladder.

Perhaps you're thinking of "checkinstall"?


Yep that's it.  That finally clicked it for me.  Thanks.

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