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Packaging the Sahana RPM

Automated Method

This works on Debian:

cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@sahana.cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/sahana co -P sahana-ext
sahana-ext/release/redhat/redhat.sh

Manual Method

1. Create the following folder structure.

mkdir -p /tmp/sahana-rpm/usr/share
mkdir -p /tmp/sahana-rpm/var/www/html

2. Create a file /tmp/sahana.spec with your favourite text editor and enter the following

%define name sahana
%define version 0.6.2.2
%define release RC2

Summary: Sahana is a Free & Open Source Disaster Management system.
Name: %{name}
Version: %{version}
Release: %{release}
Vendor: Lanka Software Foundation
URL: http://www.opensource.lk
License: LGPL
Group: Software/Disaster Management
Prefix: %{_prefix}
BuildRoot: /tmp/sahana-rpm
requires: httpd >= 2.0, mysql-server >= 5.0, mysql >= 5.0, php-mysql >= 5.0, php >= 5.0, php-gd >= 5.0, php5-common >= 5.0

%description
Sahana is a Free & Open Source software for management of disasters.

%prep

%build


%install


%files
/usr/share/sahana
/var/www/html/sahana

%clean

%post
if [ -x /usr/bin/firefox ]; then
        echo "Opening firefox...."
        url="http://localhost/sahana"
        firefox -remote openurl\($url,new-tab\) || firefox $url & 2>&1 1>/dev/null
fi

3. Execute the following commands

cd /tmp/sahana-rpm
mkdir BUILD RPMS SRPMS SOURCES SPECS

4. Download the sahana source tar ball and extract it to /tmp/sahana-rpm/usr/share/sahana

The folder /tmp/sahana-rpm/usr/share/sahana should contain all the sahana folders. eg: 3rd, lib, conf, www, mod, etc….

5. Execute the following command

cd /tmp/sahana-rpm/usr/share/sahana/
chmod a+w conf www/tmp
cd /tmp/sahana-rpm/var/www/html
ln -s ../../../usr/share/sahana/www sahana

6. Create a file named '.rpmmacros' in your home directory with the following contents.

%packager      Your name <Your email address>
%vendor     Sahana

%_topdir       /tmp/sahana-rpm

7. Execute the following command to create the rpm.

cd /tmp
rpmbuild -bb sahana.spec

8. The rpm file will be created under /tmp/sahana-rpm/RPMS/<arch>/


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