Re: building rpms and what's up with the panel

+----- From: Pedro Corte-Real <>
| I decided to build rpms. So I went inside my glib directory (cvs glib)
| and just dig rpm -bb glib.spec. Then I was surprised that he suddently
|  wanted the file /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/glib-1.1.12.tar.gz and said :
| Bad source: /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/glib-1.1.12.tar.gz: 
| No such file or directory
| I wonder, why the hell does he need a tar.gz. I don't even install from
|  tarball's I used cvs.

But RPM doesn't know that; it only knows how to build from tarballs.  GNOME
can't change that --- it's the rpm program that controls that.

brandon s. allbery	[os/2][linux][solaris][japh]
system administrator	     [WAY too many hats]
electrical and computer engineering					 KF8NH
carnegie mellon university	      ["God, root, what is difference?" -Pitr]

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