Is "make rpm-pkg" and "make binrpm-pkg" same?

Anuz Pratap Singh Tomar chambilkethakur at
Tue Jan 15 10:56:34 EST 2013

On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 2:03 PM, Bin Wang <wbin00 at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I build the kernel with "make rpm-pkg" and "make binrpm-pkg". The "make
> help" shows:
>    rpm-pkg             - Build both source and binary RPM kernel packages
>    binrpm-pkg        - Build only the binary kernel package
> But except the different process, the RPMs I got seems same. I look the
> kernel.spec and binkernel.spec, it seems same, too. I'm wonder does
> rpm-pkg really build source?
> I think this very distribution specific question. RPMs are mostly used by
Redhat based distros, Suse distro and probably few others.
I would suggest asking this question of distro mailing list.

> Thanks,
> Bin Wang
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Thank you
Warm Regards
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