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Re: [opensuse] Can I create an rpm from a package on my linux machine ?
  • From: ne... <guhvies@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 14:06:37 +0000
  • Message-id: <a227b70c0803180706v568f219p4c8456ecf0190496@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 1:49 PM, Daniel Bauer <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Tuesday 18 March 2008 14.38:44, ne... wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 11:25 AM, Dirk Moolman <DirkM@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:
> > If I already have a package installed on my linux machine, but also want
> > to install it on another machine, and I don't have the rpm anymore -
> >
> > can I create an rpm using the already installed package ?
>
> Short answer: no
> Long answer: qualified no, you will not have the scripts that might be
> run, even if you have all the files.

what about rpmrebuild?
http://rpmrebuild.sourceforge.net/
Seems I stand to be corrected. Did not know about that.

ne...
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