inst2rpm

Greg T Hill greghill at terranova.net
Tue Nov 28 15:55:30 PST 2000


On Sunday 26 November 2000 06:36 pm, you wrote:
> Does anyone have any experience of using this script as part of
> installwatch on LFS?   I cannot get it past reading the log file that
> installwatch creates. It looked like permission problem at first, but I'm
> sure it's not.   The errors are as follows:
>
> Getting file list...
> Making fake source tree...
> mkdir: cannot make directory `/usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/karchiveur-2.0': No
> such file or directory ../inst2rpm: cd: /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/: No such
> file or directory tar: Cannot add file karchiveur-2.0: No such file or
> directory
> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
> Building binary rpm...
> File /usr/src/RPM/SOURCES/karchiveur-2.0.tar.gz: No such file or directory
> Installing binary rpm...
> error: cannot open file
> /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/karchiveur-2.0-pre6.i386.rpm: No such file or
> directory The binary rpm package has been installed, and is now in
> /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/karchiveur-2.0-pre6.i386.rpm
> If you ever wish to undo the installation of this package,
> it can be done with a simple 'rpm -e karchiveur' command.
>
> Many thanks
>
> MAC

I think you have to create the directories it expects to find. You can edit 
the script to look for more appropriate directories like /usr/src/LFS/SOURCES 
or whatever you prefer.

Greg T Hill
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