LPI Linux Certification/Packaging Software

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Detailed Objective[edit]

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Description:
Candidates should be able to build a software package. This objective includes building or rebuilding both RPM and DEB packaged software.

  • Key knowledge area(s):
    • RPM description, software and commands
    • DEB description, software and commands
    • SPEC file format
    • debian/rules file format
  • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
    • rpmbuild
    • The contents of /var/lib/rpm and /usr/lib/rpm/
    • var/cache/debconf/
    • dpkg-deb
    • dpkg