Friday, February 10, 2012

How to install source rpm (src.rpm)

1. Download .src.rpm

2. Install
rpm -ivh package.src.rpm

3. Go to SPECS dir
cd /usr/src/redhat/SPEC (or cd ~/rpmbuild/SPECS)

Note. If you can't find SPECS dir, install rpm with -ivvh then you can see where .spec located

4. build binary package only from
rpm -bb package.spec

5. Install .rpm
rpm -Uvh package.rpm