[sane-devel] any rhel rpms for 1.0.27 out there?

Simon Matter simon.matter at invoca.ch
Fri Nov 24 05:54:41 UTC 2017

> On 11/23/2017 09:38 AM, Louis Lagendijk wrote:
>> On Wed, 2017-11-22 at 19:42 -0800, ToddAndMargo wrote:
>>> Dear List,
>>> Anyone know of a source of RPMs out there for
>>> RHEL and Clones (CentOS, etc.)?  RHEL is
>>> stuck on 1.0.24 and does not include sane-backends-daemon
>>> Many thanks,
>>> -T
>> No, I don;t know of a repo that has it. but you may try to rebuild the
>> Fedora SRPM... Just fetch the SRPM and do a rpmbuild --rebuild <SRPM>
>> most likely does the job.
>> BR, Louis
> $ rpmbuild --rebuild sane-backends-1.0.27-5.fc27.src.rpm
> Installing sane-backends-1.0.27-5.fc27.src.rpm
> error: sane-backends-1.0.27-5.fc27.src.rpm cannot be installed

That's all output you get? If so, maybe it's because the RPM format has
changed. You should be able to extract the files from the RPM with
rpm2cpio, then move them to the correct SOURCE + SPEC dir ein build from


> Fedora 27 has so far out paced RHEL it is not funny.  I haven't
> been able to rebuild Fedora rpms for over a year.  RHEL
> is minimally maintained to support stability.  It is basically
> a really old, frozen version of Fedora, with amendments.

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