Bug 21121 - Can't build SRPMs with rpm 4.0
Can't build SRPMs with rpm 4.0
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm-build (Show other bugs)
7.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-11-20 08:53 EST by Paul Hamer
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-20 08:53:53 EST
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Description Paul Hamer 2000-11-20 08:53:50 EST
The rpm tool supplied with RH 7 does not seem to accept the -ba option. Also the --rebuild option causes the rpm command to simply print out 
its help information. Under RH 6.2 I could use the following commands to generate an RPM out of an SRPM:

> rpm -ihv thing.src.rpm
This still works fine
> rpm -ba --target=i686 thing.spec
These options are no longer accepted.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-11-20 08:57:31 EST
The build modes of rpm are now resident in the rpm-build package. Install that
package in order
to build packages.

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