Creating an rpm from scratch

Doug dmcgarrett at
Sat Mar 16 23:24:27 UTC 2013

On 03/16/2013 04:37 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 16.03.2013 21:26, schrieb Doug:
>> Downloaded rpm1.0.0.078.i386.rpm
>> Got dependency: rpmdevtools, so downloaded that and unpacked it to: rpmdevtools-6.4, whihc is still in Download
>> directory.
>> Tried again: rpm -Uvh rpm1*.rpm and still got
>> [doug at linux1 Downloads]$ sudo rpm -Uvh rpm1*.rpm
>> error: Failed dependencies:
>>          rpmdevtools is needed by RPMCreator-1.0-78.i386
>> so now what?
> why using rpm directly?
> yum install rpm1.0.0.078.i386.rpm
> yum was invited to resolve dpendencies, so use it
My distro doesn't have YUM.

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