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Re: gcc issue

Steve wrote, at 02/05/2009 11:26 PM +9:00:
OK, now I am really confused.
I went to rpmfind (http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/fedora/updates/9/x86_64/dhclient-4.0.0-22.fc9.x86_64.html) to get the dhcp src rpm and downloaded it. It comes from ftp://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/updates/9/SRPMS.newkey/dhcp-4.0.0-22.fc9.src.rpm
When I ran rpm -qp on the downloaded rpm I get this:
$ rpm -qp dhcp-4.0.0-22.fc9.src.rpm
ppc?!!? Is this the correct rpm?

No problem. Here "ppc" means the architecture where this srpm was
created. However srpm is arch-independent regardless of on what platform
the srpm were created.

I installed the rpm anyway
# rpm -iv dhcp-4.0.0-22.fc9.src.rpm

which created, amongst other things /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/dhcp-4.0.0.tar.gz
I unpacked:
# gunzip -cd dhcp-4.0.0.tar.gz | tar xvf -
which created a /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/dhcp-4.0.0 directory. I cd'd to the directory and ran
# ./configure

In that way you are not using the srpm you downloaded anymore. You are just unpacking the tarball (with no patched) and are compiling vanilla source by yourself.

Perhaps what you want to do is $ rpmbuild -bc dhcp.spec after
$ rpm -ivh dhcp-XXXXX.src.rpm . Please try
$ man rpmbuild

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