[quake2] Spec files

Jamie Wilkinson jaq at quakeforge.net
Mon Mar 10 19:30:53 EST 2003

This one time, at band camp, Brian Hook wrote:
>Can someone tell me what the spec files are for?  Are they to=
> build 
>RPM files?

Yep.  On a Red Hat or Mandrake or rpm based system, you should be able to
run rpmbuild -ta foo.tar.gz on any tarball that has a specfile inside it and
it'll build an rpm of the program.

Otherwise, running rpmbuild -ba foo.spec should build the RPM (depending on
how the spec file was written, or if you have all the sources listed in the
spec file installed locally).

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