rpmbuild error

Todd Rinaldo toddr at cpanel.net
Wed Mar 10 22:46:01 UTC 2010

On Mar 10, 2010, at 3:27 PM, bclark at bwkip.com wrote:

> I am getting this error:
> error: error creating temporary file ${prefix}/var/tmp/rpm-tmp.CsA3oo: No
> such file or directory
> error: Unable to open temp file
> This error occurs after call to check-files.
> lines of executing (%PREP,%BUILD, %INSTALL) also have the ${prefix} but it
> has a prior / example) /${prefix}/var/tmp/rpm-tmp.t50rm1
> Not sure where $prefix is coming from
> RPM Version: 4.8.0
> command executed: rpmbuild -ba filename.spec

You most likely ${prefix} somewhere in your spec file. can you provide a paste with the contents of the spec file?


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