RPM database vs contents database

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Fri Sep 3 19:51:44 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-09-02 at 13:44 -0500, James R Maxwell wrote:
> We currently are using Sun Solaris Packaing and are converting to RPM
> on Linux. We use the -R command for our pkg commands (i.e pkgadd
> -R /abc/def ...). Does rpm have a feature or option that allows for
> specifying a different location of the "contents db"?

rpm -r /some/place 


rpm --root=/some/place


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