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.
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
the project has moved from subversion to git
Release Notes: A new option (Install) has been added, to allow installing the built rpm package.
Release Notes: This is a bugfix release for 2.10. The install test was inverted (applied to RPM files instead of installed packages).
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.
Release Notes: This release fixes a problem with rpm 4.10 (Fedora 18): "error: incorrect format: invalid field width".
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.