building rpm from zip file

devzero2000 pinto.elia at
Wed Aug 1 12:26:43 UTC 2012

On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 6:38 AM, Zippy Zeppoli <zippyzeppoli at>wrote:

> Hi List,
> I was wondering, is there a way to take a zip file that just needs to be
> extracted to a given directory and build the rpm based off the zip file
> without creating a spec file?
> I saw in some documentation the use of a command as follows:
> rpmbuild -tb
> I looked in the man page but didn't see a description for -tb. Is this a
> valid usage?
No, it isn't. The man page is clear enough, -t is for tar not zip an
require a spec file inside. but if you
want more


> Thanks,
> Z
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