Re: RPMs :o(

Riley Williams (
Thu, 21 May 1998 00:00:01 +0100 (BST)

Hi Soruk, Alex...

>>> I've just been given a .RPM - no tar.gz packages available :o( Is
>>> there a rpm to tar.gz converter out there?


>> That should get you the latest version of the RPM source, and it can
>> happily handle RPM's - and if they're *.src.rpm then the tar.gz is
>> inside it...

> That may not help much... if the source in an RPM, how does he
> extract it from the RPM so he can build RPM to extrct it..?

True - but somewhere near there should be a binary to suit his
hardware - since he hasnae said what his hardware is, I can't point
him to it...

Best wishes from Riley.

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