Create an rpm from a tar.gz

Kenneth Porter shiva at
Wed Jul 21 19:08:40 UTC 2004

--On Wednesday, July 21, 2004 8:39 PM +0200 Franco <primo at> 

> The package is webmin cp
> i want to do any modify and that i want to rebuild it.

If the tarball contains a .spec file, you can issue this command to rebuild 
it into a binary RPM:

rpmbuild -ta somepackage-version-release.tar.gz

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