On Monday, September 27, 2004, 8:31:31 AM, Matt wrote:

> On Mon, 27 Sep 2004, Markus wrote:

>>     If all else fails, it's dirt simple to install from source,
>> generally nothing more than:
>>
>> ./configure
>> make
>> sudo make install

> Yeah, but I have another 16 systems that are scheduled to be installed.

> Package managers are my friend.

> And, yes, I've made this argument before.  The vast majority of folks here
> are incredibly talented developers.  However, managing production systems
> requires a different set of priorities.

I'm not suggesting you should do this, just curious as to what's
involved: creating your own RPM.  If you built it from source on one
machine, can you easily create an RPM for managing all machines?

Cheers,
Gavin