distro rpm options
tarjei at nu.no
Tue May 6 03:48:13 EDT 2003
On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 10:05:52AM -0700, grenoml wrote:
> I have been installing software on Linux for quite a while using
> binary tar format. I now am switching over to trying to use RPMs as
> much as possible and this is working quite well. I'm now following the
> howtos for installing postfix-cyrus-mysql-webcyradm.
> My question is this: for RPMs that are pre-installed as part of a
> distro, what is the best and easiest ways to tell what options were
> used to build these pre-installed RPMs? Can I query for this
> information? For example RH9 comes with cyrus-sasl. How do I know
> what configure options were selected when this RPM was built? If I now
> want to build cyrus-imapd from a src rpm how do I know that what I
> select for build options will not conflict with the cyrus-sasl options
> say for example the db options?
Having used RH9 for a server I would like to advise you not to. If you
do you will be burnt. Either use 8.0 or use debian or Suse.
> Gerry Reno
> Do you Yahoo!?
> The New Yahoo! Search - Faster. Easier. Bingo.
Med vennlig hilsen
Waldemars Thranes gate 98
Tlf + 47 22 87 11 80
Fax + 47 22 87 11 81
More information about the Info-cyrus