Projects / rpmrebuild


rpmrebuild is a tool to build an RPM file from a package that has already been installed. It can be used to easily build modified packages, and works on any Linux distribution that uses RPM.

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Last announcement

code moded to git 29 Nov 2013 12:22

the project has moved from subversion to git

Recent releases

  •  29 Nov 2013 12:27

    Release Notes: A new option (Install) has been added, to allow installing the built rpm package.

    •  11 Aug 2013 11:47

      Release Notes: This is a bugfix release for 2.10. The install test was inverted (applied to RPM files instead of installed packages).

      •  07 Aug 2013 13:42

        Release Notes: This release adds the tag DISTTAG (feature request 2) and tags PRETRANS and POSTRANS. The code will not test installation if it works on an rpm file.

        •  18 Jan 2013 09:50

          Release Notes: This release fixes a problem with rpm 4.10 (Fedora 18): "error: incorrect format: invalid field width".

          •  12 Jul 2012 12:08

            Release Notes: This is a small feature release. Rpmrebuild can now handle the optional RPM tags SUGGESTS and ENHANCES. Two new options are available to choose the POSIX capabilities source, cap-from-fs and cap-from-db. The rpm package can be built from tar.gz using the rpmbuild -tb command.


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