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Mambo 4.6.2 rpm - How to create RPM and add to application vault?

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by hc_andy, Sep 17, 2007.

  1. hc_andy

    hc_andy Guest

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    We have some customers wanting to use Mambo 4.6.2. How do I add this to the plesk application vault? I believe I need to create an rpm of sort but wouldn't mind hearing if anyone has done this before or whether there's already a rpm for Mambo 4.6.2 out there somewhere.

    I've read the plesk literature (plesk application vault - development's guide) on how to create rpm and it doesn't look appear to be very easy.

    Thanks.

    Andy
     
  2. atomicturtle

    atomicturtle Golden Pleskian

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    This is one I did for phpBB if you need a starting point.

    http://3es.atomicrocketturtle.com/packages/phpBB/

    I'd say doing app vault rpms are bit more complex than a normal rpm, but not as complicated as something like a kernel package.

    Some dos and donts:

    Dont modify the original source tar.gz/tar.bz2 from the vendor. Use patches instead, it makes updating the package trivial later on.

    Avoid the Epoch field, use Release instead. Epochs can get pretty messy after a few updates.
     
  3. hc_andy

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    Hi atomicturtle,

    Thank you for your reply.

    I'll continue to plough through the plesk literature slowly and see what I come up with.

    thanks.

    Andy
     
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