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This is an old revision of PackagingMadeSimple made by BenoitAudouard on 2006-04-04 23:20:18.

 

To begin

http://qa.mandriva.com/twiki/bin/view/Main/RpmHowTo to install the environment and begin with first rpm

Further advices

http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/onlamp/2005/04/28/packaging2.html [en] some advices for developers
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/xsoft/openoffice.html for OpenOffice.org 2.0.x some examples of compilations
http://rikers.org/rpmbook/ maximum rpm book (the reference)

Advanced rpm for Mandriva

http://qa.mandriva.com/twiki/bin/view/Main/RpmHowToAdvanced
http://qa.mandriva.com/twiki/bin/view/Main/DistroSpecificReleaseTag Mandriva specifics release tags


in short

rpmbuild -ba program.spec # build rpm until no more error
rpmlint # always check what you did
test the program as a user would do, report bugs and provide patches upstream to the original developers
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