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Old 11-10-2007, 03:47 PM   #1
tengun
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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:
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rpm -ivh sane-1.0.9-3.src.rpm
I get the error message:
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1:sane error: unpacking of archive failed: cpio: read
What's a cpio read error?
 
Old 11-10-2007, 03:51 PM   #2
Nylex
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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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