[linux] Looking for help with SRPM

M. Hornung mike at boobaz.net
Mon Sep 15 12:23:56 PDT 2003

Install the source RPM (a la 'rpm -i blah'). Then you can look in
/usr/src/redhat/ to find the contents of your SRPM.


On Mon, 15 Sep 2003 at 12:15, Dennis Burges wrote:



|I want to modify an RPM, so I have downloaded the SRPM only to realize

|I have no clue what to do with it. I was surprised that the SRPM is a

|binary file- so how is that 'source'? I looked for information at

|www.rpm.org and the Red Hat docs but found nothing on working with



|Does anyone have experience with this?




|Dennis Burges, Senior Computer Specialist

|Health Sciences Academic Services & Facilities

|dburges at u.washington.edu : 206.616.9141


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