Re: Building RPMs from tarballs

Check to see if you have the LINGUAS variable set when building the RPMs.
If so, that will limit which translations are installed.  If LINGUAS is
set to en or something like it, then usually no translations are
installed, so the build fails when looking for

James Henstridge.


On Thu, 8 Apr 1999, Zach Frey wrote:

> To those of you who build your own RPMs from the source tarballs ...
> I'm seeing a consistant problem when I try to do this over various
> packages (glib, gtk+, gnome-libs, etc.).  I am trying to do a simple
>     rpm -ta foo-X.Y.Z.tar.gz
> and it appears that the i18n files do not get installed in the
> temporary staging area, leading to errors like --
>     Processing files: gnome-libs
>     File not found: /var/tmp/gnome-libs-root/usr/share/locale/*/*/*
> I can get around this by hacking the /usr/share/locale line out of
> the .spec file, rebuilding the tarball, and trying again, but this
> is an ugly kludge, and I'd like to know a better way.
> Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong?  Are folks actually
> using 'rpm -ta' to build their own RPMs, or a different sequence of
> RPM commands?
> Thanks in advance,
> Zach
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