Problem installing rpm using macports

James Linder jam at
Mon Jul 2 18:10:47 PDT 2012

On 02/07/2012, at 10:00 PM, macports-users-request at wrote:

>> If you want to build rpm for xxx distro eg CentOS5 then you need to build on CentOS5.
>> [..]
>> Save yourself the heart ache and believe that you cannot cross build rpm. ('course you can, but you really have to be on the ball to do that).
> Have a look at:

Indeed, and I don't know what they do, but I'd bet my lunch money that they have a farm of VMs and do not try to cross build.


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