Build packages from source
Building the Rudder agent
Make sure you have network access and the git command. Also make sure you have all prerequisites installed. If later on you see "Warning: prerequisite (something) not found" in the build log, go back and make sure to install the missing software before using the resulting package.
Go to your build directory and checkout rudder-packages
cd /usr/src git clone https://github.com/Normation/rudder-packages.git cd rudder-packages
Choose the branch to build
# For branch x.y #git checkout branches/rudder/x.y # 7.3 is still master when this documentation is written git checkout master cd rudder-agent
Edit SOURCES/Makefile file and set the value of
RUDDER_VERSION_TO_PACKAGE: see https://repository.rudder.io/sources/ for a complete list of available versions. This version MUST be of the for x.y.z. You can also choose a nightly version from https://repository.rudder.io/sources/nightly/
Download the source tarball and put it in the SOURCES directory under the name rudder-sources.tar.bz2
Now choose one of the 3 next chapter, depending on your case: dpkg (debian-like package), rpm (redhat-like package) or other.
Build a dpkg package
Set the version to build:
debian/changelogfile to make the first entry match the version you want to build.
Run the dpkg package builder:
The package will be stored in the parent directory.
Build an rpm package
Run the rpm package builder:
# make sure you are in in rudder-agent, then ln -s $(pwd) /root/rpmbuild rpmbuild -ba --define 'real_version <The version>' SPECS/*.spec
The package will be stored in
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