integrated listing mechanism with rpm, listing contents of rpm files.
horos11 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 19 00:00:27 UTC 2010
Looking further into it, I was wondering if rpm2cpio was somehow
returning back an encrypted file, not a straight cpio archive.
Is this possible? Unfortunately, on my system,
rpm2cpio <cpiofile> >& /tmp/unrpmed_file
returns back a file type of 'data', but all that could mean is that I
don't have the compression program used by rpm installed on my system.
So - what possible compression schemes could an rpm file use? And is
there indeed a bug with rpm2cpio where it doesn't return back an rpm
file, but a compressed version instead?
And finally, if I really need to roll my own listing/uncompression
program, what mechanism does rpm use internally to get at the files
internal to it? Ie: where is a good hook into the unpackaging process?
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 4:15 PM, Edward Peschko <horos11 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to get a list of files in some binary rpms without
> installing them, located at:
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