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Re: Installer for RH7.1 Alpha

To: Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Installer for RH7.1 Alpha
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2001 09:00:00 -0500
Cc: ThH <thh@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Message from Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx> of "Wed, 11 Jul 2001 15:32:55 +0200." <>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> At 08:35 11-7-2001 -0400, Martin K. Petersen wrote:
> > >>>>> "ThH" == ThH  <thh@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> >
> >ThH> Is there a way to make an installer iso for RH7.1 Alpha? May be
> >ThH> with SRPMS from 1.0.1 i386 installer. What I have to do for this
> >ThH> way or other.
> >
> >It's on my list of things to do.  Still waiting for my replacement
> >Alpha to arrive, though.
> >
> >But yes.  Effectively you need to respin the SRPMS on the XFS 1.0.1
> >iso for Alpha.
> Would I need root for rebuilding SRPMS?
> I can check with my friend if he can make his alpha booting to test/rebuild 
> it with.

You do not need root, you need a .rpmmacros file in your home directory,
mine contains this:

%_topdir /xfs/redhat

In this directory you need to do a mkdir for BUILD RPMS SOURCES SPECS SRPMS
then install the source rpm and go build it.


> Cheers
> --
> Seth
> Every program has two purposes one for which
> it was written and another for which it wasn't
> I use the last kind.

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