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Re: [SLE] Correct me !
  • From: "Bob S." <usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 16 May 2004 23:07:19 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405162307.19033.usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 15 May 2004 02:28 am, John wrote:
> On Saturday 15 May 2004 00:17, Bob S. wrote:
> > Hello SuSE folk,
> >
> > Correct me, before I do it, if I'm wrong.
> >
> > After building a rpm or doing a rebuild of an src.rpm the files
> > in /usr/src/ are useless correct? The builds, specs, etc.?
> >
> > Got a lot of stuff in those files which seem to be all intermingled
> > from previous operations and is getting confusing. Can I just go
> > in and clean them all out??
> >
> > If you say yes, I may have another question in a day or so.
>
> If you're talking about the /usr/src/RPMS etc. directories, then
> the way I do it is, when I download the latest src.rpm's of the same
> files in those dir's, I rebuild all the new src.rpm's, let them get
> put in the same directories, then I cd to that directory and look
> through them all to make sure htere's two of everything (one being
> the older rpm of course), then once I'm sure I have everything, I
> just rm all the old ones at one time, then I start installing the new
> ones with rpm -Uvh <file(s)>.rpm and then a SuSEconfig afterward, and
> I'm done. This is all on 8.2, so I'm not sure the dir's will all be
> exactly the same.
>
Thanks for your input John, but how about the files in SOURCES and SPEC.
Don't know as I could differentiate between the old ones and the new
one. The RPM files would not be difficult by looking at the build.
What I really want to get rid of are all the files in Sources & Specs.

Bob S.

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