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What is spec file for building RPM file?

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In my java web project, i am creating war file using ANT and i have a MAKEFILE for that. For now i want to create a binary package which will deploy war file in tomcat. I don't have much knowledge about building a rpm file. But for this i need a spec file which should do make and create a rpm package including the recently created war file.
Can anyone help?

posted Oct 17, 2013 by Satyabrata Mahapatra

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Its a big subject, please go through
Its difficult to explain in one answer. So first go though the link probably 2-3 pages and then ask specific query.
PS: Try to get the sample spec file and use rpm -bc <specfile> then try to modify that will be faster.

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