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Old 08-03-2010, 07:04 AM   #1
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kernel-source.x.x.x.x.rpm vs. kernel.x.x.x.src.rpm


What is the difference between kernel-source.x.x.x.x.rpm and kernel.x.x.x.src.rpm?
 
Old 08-03-2010, 07:39 AM   #2
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SRPM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.rpm

The major difference between the files is the type. One is rpm file and another is srpm. Read the above links to understand what these files are.

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Old 08-03-2010, 10:59 AM   #3
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Thanks Linuxlover. I was actually targeting the content of those files rather than the file format. Of course the file format has something to do with it.

Am I right if I say that kernel.x.x.x.src.rpm is basically the same as kernel.x.x.x.rpm, where the first has to be compiled while the other is precompiled?

How would kernel-source.x.x.x.x.rpm relate to the above?
 
  


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