[Rpm-maint] Large file support and rpm2archive

Kamil Dudka kdudka at redhat.com
Mon Apr 29 09:26:16 UTC 2013

On Monday 29 April 2013 10:43:18 Thierry Vignaud wrote:
> 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?

rpm2tar already exists.  The utility is provided by the rpm2targz package:



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