simple way to build rpm?

Honza 'thingwath' Bartoš thingwath at
Wed Sep 9 13:45:25 UTC 2009

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 2:53 PM, Valent
Turkovic<valent.turkovic at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I haven't made rpm package from source a looong time ;)
> The procedure used to be very simple:
> ./configure
> make
> checkinstall make install
> Now I see there in no checkinstall in Fedora. What is the way to
> simple make a rpm packet?

I'd just use template specfile in Fedora's vim distribution. (Just
type vim something.spec) It's almost (almost) as easy as checkinstall
(if the build is that simple, just plain autotools without anything
fancy), and you can reuse the specfile for newer versions.

Pod svícnem bývá největší krize.

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