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Bug 7098 - man page refers to non-existant --tarbuild option
Summary: man page refers to non-existant --tarbuild option
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-11-18 12:09 UTC by James Manning
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-12-15 18:12:36 UTC

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Description James Manning 1999-11-18 12:09:30 UTC
in rpm.8, under "Building:" the last option includes:
   rpm [--tarbuild] [tarredsource]+

Checking rpm --help and noticing --tarbuild doesn't work
would indicate this should be -tb instead (or --tarbuild
should be added to the rpm source as the long version thereof)

# rpm --help|grep tarball
    -t<stage> <tarball>    - build package, where <stage> is one of:

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-12-15 18:12:59 UTC
Fixed in CVS (and the next rpm-3.0.4-0.16 package in Raw Hide). Thanks for

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