[Rpm-maint] read rpm database with Java

Peter Penzov peter.penzov at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 12:34:49 UTC 2014

Hi, thank you for the answer but I didn't understand much of your comment.
In general what are the ways to read rpm database with Java?

On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 3:30 PM, Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at redhat.com> wrote:

> On 05/31/2014 09:49 AM, Peter Penzov wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>     I need help how to read rpm packages with Java. I found that rpm
>> database is stored into Berkeley DB database and I can read the database
>> with Java. The biggest problem that I have is what query I need to make in
>> order to get for example all installed rpm packages? Where I can take this
>> information?
>> Please I need this information!
> The exact format of rpmdb is a private rpm implementation detail. Its not
> Berkeley DB bindings to Java you want, but librpm bindings. Unfortunately
> nobody has written one, AFAIK.
> http://jrpm.sourceforge.net/ might come closest but to my understanding
> its more of a reimplementation of rpm in Java rather than bindings to
> librpm.
>         - Panu -
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