Finally i didi the installation today
What id did was from the root directory
1) i ran tar xvfz rpm2tgz.tgz it created a directory called usr/bin
inside which there were 2 files rpm2tgz and rpmoffset
2)Know to install the rpm engine i ran
from the root directory
it gave me an message that it could not complete gzib and rpm
offset not found(rpm offset was in the same directory).
3.Know if found a somename.tar.gz file in the root directory
4.I ran gzib -z somenamename.tar.gz
5.the above file was converted bacto somename.tar
5.Know when i run tar -xvf somename.tar it run sucessfully but keeps returning an .tar file of same length and it did not serve hte purpose for which it was installed,can u help me out
Last edited by saravanan1979; 06-19-2002 at 07:58 AM.