[Rpm-maint] Large file support and rpm2archive

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 08:43:18 UTC 2013

On 29 April 2013 09:42, Florian Festi <ffesti at redhat.com> wrote:
> The payload can now be accessed via the rpmfi. Also hardlink calculation
> moved to the rpmfi.
> With this in place it is very easy to write an simple rpm extractor.
> With the help of libarchive I started a little tool "rpm2archive" that
> right now converts the rpm into a tar archive. With a little more love
> it should be able to create other formats, too.

as we already have rpm2cpio, why not name this one rpm2tar?

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