Installing rpmbuild?

Dave Korn
Tue Oct 7 13:32:00 GMT 2008

Jamie Webb wrote on 07 October 2008 14:01:

> Hi all,
> I've been trying to add rpmbuild to my cygwin installation, using the
> latest version of the net installer. Looking at the distribution site,
> I see the rpm-build package, but it doesn't appear to be listed in the
> installer interface. The setup.ini file has an entry for this package,
> but it's missing 'version' and 'install' lines. Is this package
> broken? It there some other way it should be installed?
> I gave up and manually extracted the tarball, which seemed to work
> fine, but I'm hoping I won't have to instruct others to do that. Any
> hints?

  The setup.hint file says 

curr: 4.1-1

but the only version present is 4.1-2; I'll fix it on sourceware.

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