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tengun 11-10-2007 04:47 PM

error: unpacking of archive failed: cpio: read
 
I have a feeling I have not configured the rpm command correctly, if it's even possible to configure it. When I run:
Code:

rpm -ivh sane-1.0.9-3.src.rpm
I get the error message:
Quote:

1:sane error: unpacking of archive failed: cpio: read
What's a cpio read error?

Nylex 11-10-2007 04:51 PM

You're trying to install a src RPM, presumably that means it contains source code that needs compiling. You want to try and find a package that's been compiled already and just needs installing.


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