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.SPEC File Extension

File TypeRPM Specification File

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What is an SPEC file?

File used by rpmbuild, a program used for building .RPM (Red Hat Package Manager) packages, which are used for installing Linux programs; includes the package name, version, copyright information, a summary, references to program files, and instructions for creating and installing the package.

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SPEC files can be created and edited with any text editor.

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Programs that open SPEC files

Updated 7/12/2012

About SPEC Files

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