FC4 timezone RPM problem
Mikkel L. Ellertson
mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Wed Mar 14 15:07:10 UTC 2007
> From: "Matthew Miller" <mattdm at mattdm.org>
>> On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 06:53:59AM -0700, jdow wrote:
>>> That one doesn't seem to work. At least it didn't for me.
>>> I downloaded the tzdata-2007 SRPM for FC6. I tried to rpmbuild -bi it.
>>> It would not install. However, a brief bit of learning later I looked
>> This is because "rpmbuild -bi" doesn't do what you seem to think it
>> does. :)
> <astonished> It is SUPPOSED to present error messages saying it didn't
What do you think -bi does? It does NOT build an RPM, or install the
code in your working system. It take the build process as install
ing to the builtroot directory tree. If you want to create an RPM,
you can use -bb to build the binary RPM, or -ba to build both the
binary and source RPMs.
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