Create My Own RPM's From Source

Discussion in 'Server Operation' started by carlosinfl, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. carlosinfl

    carlosinfl New Member

    Has anyone created their own RPM packages from source. Specifically for Postfix? I know someone named Simon J. Mudd does this via the Postfix link however I am looking to see how difficult it is to create my own binary RPM packages using the src.rpm files from Postfix? Right now RHEL 5 only offers v2.3 and Simon J. Mudd has a download available for 2.6.5-1 (which for the life of me I can't find on his website) however I would like to try this myself and create the latest v2.6.5-3.

    Can anyone tell me how difficult it would be for someone who has never done such a thing before? I don't have any experience building anything from source but I am guessing using some instructions, how hard can it be.

    Thanks for any info.

  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

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