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Custom kernel 2.6.18 compile in centos ends on fail

I'm compiling from RPM source. The same compile worked in the past but not this time. May be you can help me to solve this issue? make[2]: Leaving directory ...
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How to build rpm package correctly?

I'm trying to install the new version from ganglia, which provides a tar.gz. My procedure was uncompress the tar.gz file, enter in the folder and then makes rpmbuild -ba ganglia.spec, a warning ...
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Why compile an rpm from source?

What I know: src.rpm usually contain some kind of tar or compressed source code for the app/library/package Sometimes people recommend you compile from source if the package does not work What I ...
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What is the difference between yum, apt-get, rpm, ./configure && make install

I am new to Linux and am running CentOs. When I want to update or install certain software I came across three ways. Sometimes it's: yum install program apt-get install program rpm -i program.rpm ...