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Old 01-18-2004, 09:32 PM   #1
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What's an ...rpm.bin file?


Dumb question of the day: How do I handle an file like j2re-1_3_1_10-linux-i586.rpm.bin ? I don't recall having to deal with the .bin suffix.

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Old 01-18-2004, 09:42 PM   #2
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The RPM is contained in a binary file. You run the BIN from a command line "./j2re-blah-blah.rpm.bin", agree to the license, and it will spit out the RPM.
 
Old 01-18-2004, 09:46 PM   #3
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Thanks. I needed that... Much appreciated!

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