Thanks for the advice. Unfortunately, I am not too familiar with
building RPMs, even less with customizing them.
I just want to copy the files on one machine to another machine with
the same directory hierarchy.
Would it be easier if I just installed gcc?
On 19 Jan 2005, at 11:11, David L Norris wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-01-19 at 01:07 -0800, Philippe de Rochambeau wrote:
>> is is possible to build swish-e on one machine and to copy the
>> executable, shared libs, etc. to another machine running RedHad 9?
> Yes, you can build a RPM on a development machine then install it on
> production systems. This is the preferred way to install software on
> "production" Red Hat systems. But you need root access to use RPM on
> the target host. Also, the RPM spec file works in SWISH-E 2.4.2 but
> a problem in 2.4.3.
> Without root access on the target host, you should be able to build
> SWISH-E with an alternate prefix (./configure --prefix=/path/to/prefix
> && make && make install) and then copy the entire prefix directory to
> the destination machine. You may need to set LD_LIBRARY_PATH
> environment variable to run the swish-e executable. (i.e.
> "LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/path/to/prefix/lib swish-e")
> David Norris
> ICQ - 412039
Received on Wed Jan 19 08:34:20 2005