RPM Book

Bart Whiteley bart.plug at whiteley.org
Thu Mar 8 18:14:20 MST 2007


On 3/8/07, Gabriel Gunderson <gabe at gundy.org> wrote:
>
> Anyone have recommendations for a book on building RPMs?


http://rpm.org/max-rpm/
 A little dated, but still relevant.
replace 'rpm' commands with 'rpmbuild' when building (vs.
installing/removing/...)

This one is more recent.
http://www.amazon.com/Red-Hat-Guide-Eric-Foster-Johnson/dp/0764549650/

I've read the former.  Haven't read the latter.

IBM has some good resources on the matter.
http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-rpm1/
http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-rpm2/
http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-rpm3.html

Part 3 is a good reference containing info on stuff people often get wrong,
such as
http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-rpm3.html#h2



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