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Old 1st June 2005, 02:56 AM
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How to RPM a Pet Project?

Hello:

I have a university project that I compile in Eclipse. How do I go about turning this C++ project into a .tar.gz. I would like to create an RPM out of that .tar.gz which I'm capable of doing. But building the .tar.gz with libtool, autconf and automake is beyond me. I don't think the .tar.gz has to be Fedora specific, but I'm asking the question here anyways. If you could help me I would really appreciate it.

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Old 1st June 2005, 03:49 AM
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Old 1st June 2005, 11:32 AM
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Read the Guru Labs RPM Guide
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Old 1st June 2005, 11:48 PM
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Really all you need to make a .tar.gz is GNU tar and some install instructions. But for rpms you'll want it automated, and that usually means autoconf and make.

I believe Eclipse uses a makefile to build projects. Start with that.
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