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From: "Norman Diamond" <>
To: <>
Cc: <>
Subject: Re: Tried to run 2.6.0-test1
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 16:06:32 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <0c4e01c34f56$b2b95ce0$64ee4ca5@DIAMONDLX60> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

"Brett" <> replied to one of my desperate messages today.
I'm sending this personally and to the list.  Again I can't keep up with the
list, so if Brett or anyone else has further advice or questions, please
contact me directly.

> > By the way, the last line in that README file says that if this is all
> > too complicated then install the source RPM.  Gee thanks.  I already
> >  tried "rpm --rebuild" but it assumes an i686.
> you want rpmbuild

SuSE 8.1 doesn't seem to have it.

> [brett@synapse brett]$ rpmbuild --help
> Usage: rpmbuild [OPTION...]
> <snip>
>   --target=CPU-VENDOR-OS        override target platform

Yeah, that's better than ARCH-VENDOR-OS.  The rpm --rebuild command's
assumed arch of i486 was fine with me, the problem is the assumed cpu of

Any chance that the rpm --rebuild command's arch-vendor-os might really mean
cpu-vendor-os?  Nah, I guess you would have said so if it were.

> rpmbuild --target=i586 --rebuild modutils-*.src.rpm

Oh, it doesn't need --target=i586-intel-linux  :-?  (By the way, the reason
I come up with snarky questions like this one is that I RTFM.  Sigh.)

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-21  6:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-21  6:23 Norman Diamond
2003-07-21  6:52 ` Brett
2003-07-21  7:06   ` Norman Diamond [this message]
2003-07-21  7:18     ` Brett
2003-07-21 10:07 ` Gene Heskett
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-07-21  6:56 Norman Diamond
2003-07-20 15:03 Norman Diamond
2003-07-20 15:26 ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2003-07-20 15:48   ` Norman Diamond
2003-07-20 16:02     ` Diego Calleja García
2003-07-20 19:20     ` Gabor MICSKO
2003-07-21  5:48   ` Norman Diamond

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