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migration to git

the project has migrated from subversion to git on Monday Nov 25

Posted by eric gerbier 2013-11-25

rpmrebuild 2.11 (stable) released

rpmrebuild is a tool to build an RPM file from a package that has already been installed.

a new option (install) is added to install the builded package at end of processus.

Posted by eric gerbier 2013-11-22

rpmrebuild 2.10-2 (stable) released

rpmrebuild is a tool to build an RPM file from a package that has already been installed.

this is a bugfix release for 2.10 : the install test was inverted (applied on rpm files instead installed packages)

Posted by eric gerbier 2013-08-11

rpmrebuild 2.10 (stable) released

rpmrebuild is a tool to build an RPM file from a package that has already been installed.

  • add tag DISTTAG (feature request)
  • do not test install if work on rpm files
  • applied patch from Olivier Bourdon for pretrans and postrans tags
Posted by eric gerbier 2013-08-04

rpmrebuild 2.9 (stable) released

rpmrebuild is a tool to build an RPM file from a package that has already been installed.

this release is designed to fix a problem with rpm 4.10 (Fedora 18) - error: incorrect format: invalid field width

Posted by eric gerbier 2013-01-18

rpmrebuild 2.8 (stable) released

rpmrebuild is a tool to build an RPM file from a package that has already been installed.

This is a feature release :
- can handle SUGGESTS/ENHANCES rpm tag
- add --cap-from-fs/cap-from-db options
- allow rpmbuild -tb work on tar.gz

Posted by eric gerbier 2012-07-11

rpmrebuild 2.7 (stable) released

rpmrebuild is a tool to build an RPM file from a package that has already been installed.

the changelog is :

* patch from Andreas Kainz for package file checking
* add new unset_tag plugin
* add support for rpm version 5 (mandriva)
* fix -l / --list-plugin option
* add support of posix capability
* add new un_prelink plugin (suggest from Han Holl)
* add RPMREBUILD_OPTS environment variable
* fix problem with different architecture (build 32bit on 64bits)
* fix bad arch on gpg-pubkey packages... read more

Posted by eric gerbier 2012-06-06

rpmrebuild 2.6 (stable) released

rpmrebuild is a tool to build an RPM file from a package that has already been installed.

This release fixes a blocking bug, when working on source packages, or on ghost files

Posted by eric gerbier 2011-07-18

rpmrebuild 2.5-1 (stable) released

rpmrebuild is a tool to build an RPM file from a package that has already been installed.

- apply patch from ndyankov : support for broken symlinks
- specfile will allow build package for rpm version 4 or 3
- Added support for obsolete version and flags (bugfix by Valery Reznic)

Posted by eric gerbier 2011-04-19

rpmrebuild 2.4-1 (stable) released

two new options are added :
--list-plugin : list all installed rpmrebuild plugins
--md5-compat-digest ; will build rpm packages with checksum compatible with rpm < 4.6

Posted by eric gerbier 2009-12-11

rpmrebuild 2.3-1 (stable) released

Previous release of rpmrebuild are broken with rpm >= 4.6 (exemple : fedora 10 , rpm-4.6.0-0.rc3.1.fc10.i386).

This release is designed to fix this problem, and can work with all rpm 4.x versions

Posted by eric gerbier 2009-01-09

rpmrebuild 2.2.3-1 (stable) released

this release fix a problem with last mandriva releases : we have to bypass a new mandriva security on rpmbuild

Posted by eric gerbier 2008-08-07

rpmrebuild 2.2.2-1 (stable) released

rpmrebuild is a tool to build an RPM file from a package that has already been installed. It can be used to easily build modified packages, and works on any Linux distribution that uses RPM.

this release fix a bug when working an rpm file with a path

Posted by eric gerbier 2008-04-28

rpmrebuild 2.2.1-1 (stable) released

Rpmrebuild is a tool to build an RPM file from a package that has already been installed

This release fix a bug with --pug-from-fs (keep uid/gid).
It comes with new plugins to help users understand and developp their own one.
We added also a french localisation in UTF-8

Posted by eric gerbier 2008-04-02

rpmrebuild 2.2.0-1 (stable) released

the main change is message/man internationalisation (currently french and english are available)

Posted by eric gerbier 2007-10-22

rpmrebuild 2.2.0-rc1 (devel) released

this is a beta release : install and use with care !
( and report any problem )

the main change is message/man internationalisation (currently french and english)

Posted by eric gerbier 2007-10-16

rpmrebuild 2.1.1-1 (stable) released

This release comes to fix a bug with rpm 3.x, sent by a user.
The bug report system was also improved.

Posted by eric gerbier 2007-06-26

rpmrebuild 2.1.0-1 (stable) released

rpmrebuild is a tool to build an RPM file from a package that has already been installed. It can be used to easily build modified packages, and works on any Linux distribution that uses RPM.

this release comes to work on last linux distribution (for exemple mandriva 2007) : it fixes specfile problems with new rpm releases.

it also allow concurrent use, and implement an optional bug report by mail.

Posted by eric gerbier 2007-05-22

rpmrebuild 2.0.4-1 (stable) released

This release fix some little bugs and has an improved nodoc plugin :
- force tmpdir to be empty (Christopher Faylor)
- fix bug with testinstall return
- fix bug with short options -r -n
- improved nodoc plugin

Posted by eric gerbier 2005-05-31

rpmrebuild 2.0.3-1 (stable) released

2 new options are added from a suggest of Christopher Faylor :
--release to specify a release
--notest-install to skip the install test at end of rpm building

a new plugin (nodoc) is added

Posted by eric gerbier 2005-05-20

rpmrebuild 2.0.2-1 (stable) released

rpmrebuild allows to rebuild an rpm file from the rpm database informations

this is a bug fix release rpmrebuild 2.x : a bad BuildArch tag in spec file

the full changelog is :

* Wed Mar 2 2005 <gerbier@users.sourceforge.net> 2.0.2-1
- fix bug with BuildArch tag (rpmrebuild_popt)

* Tue Mar 1 2005 <valery_reznic@users.sourceforge.net> 2.0.2-1
- Change from /usr/local/bin to /usr/bin
from /usr/local/man to /usr/share/man
- plugins moved to the plugins/ directory in the source tree
- plugins manpages renamed to the .in

Posted by eric gerbier 2005-03-04

rpmrebuild 2.0.1-1 (stable) released

rpmrebuild allows to rebuild an rpm file from the rpm database informations

this is a bug fix release : with rpm 4.3.x the rpm query was not working

Posted by eric gerbier 2005-02-25

rpmrebuild 2.0.0-1 (stable) released

rpmrebuild allows to rebuild an rpm file from the rpm database informations.

This release is a major code rewrite.
The building is now modular, so you can edit, modify only a spec section.
Plugins are now easier to code. 3 are provided as examples

Posted by eric gerbier 2005-02-21

rpmrebuild 1.4.7-3 (stable) released

this release will install on Suse distribution properly too.
some bug were fixed ( ghost files)

Posted by eric gerbier 2004-08-16

rpmrebuild 1.4.7-1 (stable) released

rpmrebuild is a tool to rebuild an rpm file from the rpm database informations.

this release remove some restrictions on rpmrebuild use
and fix some bugs

Posted by eric gerbier 2004-07-21