Bug 44478 - rpm --rebuild file.src.rpm no longer works.
Summary: rpm --rebuild file.src.rpm no longer works.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-06-13 19:40 UTC by John Strange
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:33 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-13 19:40:50 UTC
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Description John Strange 2001-06-13 19:40:46 UTC
Description of Problem:

rpm --rebuild no longer works?

How Reproducible:

every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. download a .src.rpm from redhat
2. rpm --rebuild file.src.rpm

Actual Results:

[root@printserv-01 /root]# uname -a
Linux printserv-01 2.4.2-2 #1 Sun Apr 8 20:41:30 EDT 2001 i686 unknown
[root@printserv-01 /root]# cat /etc/redhat-release 
Red Hat Linux release 7.1 (Seawolf)
[root@printserv-01 /root]# rpm --rebuild netscape-4.77-1.src.rpm 
RPM version 4.0.2
Copyright (C) 1998-2000 - Red Hat, Inc.
This program may be freely redistributed under the terms of the GNU GPL

Usage: rpm {--help}
       rpm {--version}
       rpm {--initdb}   [--dbpath <dir>]
       rpm {--install -i} [-v] [--hash -h] [--percent] [--force] [--test]
                        [--replacepkgs] [--replacefiles] [--root <dir>]
                        [--excludedocs] [--includedocs] [--noscripts]
                        [--rcfile <file>] [--ignorearch] [--dbpath <dir>]
                        [--prefix <dir>] [--ignoreos] [--nodeps] [--allfiles]
                        [--ftpproxy <host>] [--ftpport <port>]
                        [--httpproxy <host>] [--httpport <port>]
                        [--justdb] [--noorder] [--relocate oldpath=newpath]
                        [--badreloc] [--notriggers] [--excludepath <path>]
                        [--ignoresize] file1.rpm ... fileN.rpm
       rpm {--upgrade -U} [-v] [--hash -h] [--percent] [--force] [--test]
                        [--oldpackage] [--root <dir>] [--noscripts]
                        [--excludedocs] [--includedocs] [--rcfile <file>]
                        [--ignorearch]  [--dbpath <dir>] [--prefix <dir>] 
                        [--ftpproxy <host>] [--ftpport <port>]
                        [--httpproxy <host>] [--httpport <port>] 
                        [--ignoreos] [--nodeps] [--allfiles] [--justdb]
                        [--noorder] [--relocate oldpath=newpath]
                        [--badreloc] [--excludepath <path>] [--ignoresize]
                        file1.rpm ... fileN.rpm
       rpm {--query -q} [-afpg] [-i] [-l] [-s] [-d] [-c] [-v] [-R]
                        [--scripts] [--root <dir>] [--rcfile <file>]
                        [--whatprovides] [--whatrequires] [--requires]
                        [--ftpproxy <host>] [--ftpport <port>]
                        [--httpproxy <host>] [--httpport <port>]
                        [--provides] [--triggers] [--dump]
                        [--changelog] [--dbpath <dir>] [targets]
       rpm {--verify -V -y} [-afpg] [--root <dir>] [--rcfile <file>]
                        [--dbpath <dir>] [--nodeps] [--nofiles] [--noscripts]
                        [--nomd5] [targets]
       rpm {--setperms} [-afpg] [target]
       rpm {--setugids} [-afpg] [target]
       rpm {--freshen -F} file1.rpm ... fileN.rpm
       rpm {--erase -e} [--root <dir>] [--noscripts] [--rcfile <file>]
                        [--dbpath <dir>] [--nodeps] [--allmatches]
                        [--justdb] [--notriggers] package1 ... packageN
       rpm {--resign} [--rcfile <file>] package1 package2 ... packageN
       rpm {--addsign} [--rcfile <file>] package1 package2 ... packageN
       rpm {--checksig -K} [--nopgp] [--nogpg] [--nomd5] [--rcfile <file>]
                           package1 ... packageN
       rpm {--rebuilddb} [--rcfile <file>] [--dbpath <dir>]
       rpm {--querytags}
[root@printserv-01 /root]# 

Expected Results:

For it to build the binary.rpm of the .src.rpm and dump it into

Additional Information:

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-06-13 19:54:20 UTC
Install the rpm-build package.

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