Sean Kelly (
Tue, 19 May 1998 21:46:29 -0500 (CDT)

On Tue, 19 May 1998, Michael H. Warfield wrote:

>Alex Buell enscribed thusly:
>> I've just been given a .RPM - no tar.gz packages available :o( Is there a
>> rpm to tar.gz converter out there?
> There is an rpm2cpio utility on readhat which will take an rpm
>file and extract its core cpio package. You can then use cpio to extract
>the file.
I've also seen a program called 'alien' which is a generic package
converter and converts .deb's, .rpm's, .tgz's, and god knows what else :)
You can find it in the LSM I believe.
>> Cheers,
>> Alex
> Mike

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