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hi everybody I am using RHEL 3. I downloaded some source rpms form Internet. But I don't know how to install them. Please tell me how to install the source ...
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  1. #1
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    install source rpms


    hi everybody
    I am using RHEL 3.
    I downloaded some source rpms form Internet.
    But I don't know how to install them.
    Please tell me how to install the source RPMS.

    Thanks
    In advance

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    rpm -Ivh packagename.src.rpm
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    Quote Originally Posted by serz
    rpm -Ivh packagename.src.rpm

    To install source rpm use the command

    rpm build --rebuild <package>.rpm

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