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Every now and then I have to build a binary rpm from a source rpm (src.rpm) file.
Last time I had to rebuild clamav-toaster-0.96.0-1.3.35.src.rpm because a the clamav toaster installationon one of the CentOS servers I maintin has reached an end of the supported maintance period for the previous clamav 0.94.
Of course I first had to download clamav-toaster-0.96.0-1.3.35.src.rpm .
[root@centos-server:~ ]# wget http://mirrors.qmailtoaster.net/clamav-toaster-0.96.0-1.3.35.src.rpm
Consequently I used the following command to rebuild the source rpm file into rpm binary
[root@centos-server:~ ]# rpmbuild --rebuild clamav-toaster-0.96.0-1.3.35.src.rpm
The aforementioned command will take a while it took like 5 minutes on my server.
As soon as the rpm build is completed your binary rpm installation file for clamav-toaster will be located in:
To install or update the recently built clamav-toaster rpm binary issue:
[root@centos-server:~ ]# rpm -Uvh /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/x86_64/clamav-toaster-0.96.0-1.3.35.x86_64.rpm
That’s all now your outdated clamav-toaster installation should be once more up to date.
If you want to further list the content of the newly installed/updated rpm binary you will have to issue the command in your terminal:
[root@centos-server:~ ]# rpm -ql clamav-toaster