finding out about rpms

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at
Thu Sep 26 18:07:19 EST 2002


I need to recompile samba for a suse 8.0 system to get an uptodate one and I want to find out how it was compiled.  Like all the flags and paths etc.  How do you get info from the rpm?  Can you list the specfile in an rpm package?  I tried rtfm but didn't find anything.

Kim Holburn  
Network Consultant - Telecommunications Engineering
Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering
Australian National University - Ph: +61 2 61258620 M: +61 0417820641
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