wiki:Documentation/HOWTO/RPM_spec_files
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Building on RPM base distributions


  1. SPEC files
  2. Contributed by


SPEC files

RPM SPEC files are used to build your own RPM? It's a single file that you could put in say "package" or whatever. Download the specific SPEC file by clicking on link:

Building from source on a new Fedora 17 installation:

Using Yum-Extender (GUI interface to yum)install:

dev-tools
dev-libraries
libjpeg-dev
libxft-dev
fltk
fltk-devel
fltk-fluid
hamlib
hamlib-devel
portaudio
portaudio-devel
xmlrpc-c
xmlrpc-c-devel
libpng-devel
libsamplerate-devel
libsndfile-devel
pulseaudio-libs-devel

From a terminal window

$ cd
$ mkdir dev
$ cd dev
$ wget http://www.w1hkj.com/downloads/fldigi/fldigi-3.21.65.tar.gz
$ tar xzf fldigi*gz
$ cd fldigi*
$ ./configure
$ make
$ sudo make install
$ cd ..

$ wget http://www.w1hkj.com/downloads/flrig/flrig-1.3.10.tar.gz
$ tar xzf flrig*gz
$ cd flrig*
$ ./configure && make && sudo make install
$ cd ..

$ wget http://www.w1hkj.com/downloads/flamp/flamp-1.0.01.tar.gz
$ tar xzf flamp*gz
$ cd flamp*
$ ./configure && make && sudo make install
$ cd ..

$ wget http://www.w1hkj.com/downloads/flmsg/flmsg-1.1.29.tar.gz
$ tar xzf flmsg*gz
$ cd flmsg*
$ ./configure && make && sudo make install
$ cd ..

$ wget http://www.w1hkj.com/downloads/flwrap/flwrap-1.3.4.tar.gz
$ tar xzf flwrap*gz
$ cd flwrap*
$ ./configure && make && sudo make install
$ cd ..

$ wget http://www.w1hkj.com/downloads/fllog/fllog-1.1.6.tar.gz
$ tar xzf flamp*gz
$ cd flamp*
$ ./configure && make && sudo make install
$ cd ..

You may need to change the source file version to suit the currently posted source at www.w1hkj.com

This procedure will install all executable files in /usr/local/bin/

Contributed by

David Ranch, KI6ZHD Dave Freese, W1HKJ