to build an rpm from a tar.gz?

rec.sea at rec.sea at
Mon Jan 24 17:47:27 GMT 2005

On Sunday 23 Jan 2005 22:12, tommie ramirez andujar wrote:
> I have downloaded "checkinstall" that allows you to create an rpm
> installer out of a tar-gz file, you just type "checkinstall" after
> "./configure" and "make" and it builds and install an rpm. So far so
> good, it did installed the rpm but I was not able  to  "see" it to save
> it someplace else. Has anyone used this or  done in a different way, I
> mean" to build an rpm from a tar.gz? 

Which version of checkinstall are you using? on which distribution? give us 
some more information, please.
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