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Old 09-13-2005, 01:09 AM   #16
tkedwards
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Like I said in one of my posts earlier, that is not possible, since I dont have any executable file in my RPM!
If its installed on your system:
Code:
rpm -ql store
To query the actual package file:
Code:
rpm -qlp store.xxx.rpm
Any properly packaged RPM should list ALL the files that it installs - not just the executable ones.

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I have a doubt here. I have created an RPM which actually does no more than copy certain files in a certain directory structure to a particular location
Are you saying you made the RPM file yourself - ie. you wrote the spec file? If so you need to include a %files section in the specfile. In there you specify all the files (not just the executable files) that your rpm installs.

Mandriva has a good RPM howto if you're unfamiliar with making them:
http://qa.mandriva.com/twiki/bin/view/Main/RpmHowTo
 
Old 09-13-2005, 01:48 AM   #17
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Thanks for the reply. I have infact been successfully able to create an RPM using the Mandrake How To.
 
  


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