Re: [SLUG] RPM question

From: ronan (
Date: Wed May 06 2009 - 05:58:04 EDT

You can create your own spec file, that describes those three files (and
where to put them), and then run rpmbuild against that spec file to
create an RPM. Or, it might be easier to create a tgz (just a tar.gz
file, no?) and use 'alien' to convert the tgz to an RPM.


> Hey all,
> It's been a long time since I posted. I have an RPM question...
> Can someone recommend the best way to handle this issue?
> I have an RPM that is almost 1GB... rediculous I know... there is a
> problem with 3 small binaries in the package that the vendor has
> provided to me... I need to create another RPM so... is there a way
> that I could create a new package with just the 3 files that replace
> the same files in the same locations on the old package without
> creating another 1GB rpm?
> Thanks in advance for your feedback!

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