how to build binary rpm from the source code

Joris Huizer jorishuizer at
Thu Jun 10 08:00:52 CDT 2004

zeeshaan umer wrote:
> hi
> i have successfully compiled the source of wine and want to found it 
> pretty better than the binary rpm of the same date (04/08/2004) so i 
> tried to made the binary from the source i have but completely fail
> i could not write the .spec file for that code can any body help me 
> about this ????????????????????????????????????
>                                                                   live 
> long wine hq
>                                                                     bye
>                                                                    zeeshan

You can use this very simple tool called checkinstall:

I use it for debian packages but it can also make rpms. I find it very 
usefull for packaging my own compiled programs :-)



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