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Old 04-28-2005, 06:13 AM   #1
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Is there a way to install rpms without root privileges? I tried using --prefix /home/user/mydir. But the rpm is non-relocatable. How do I proceed?
Old 04-28-2005, 07:25 AM   #2
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I don't think you can install rpms to your home directory because they are built to be installed in certain directories. As you discovered most cannot be relocated. Just use root to install them or use "sudo" to give you the right to run the rpm command.


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