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Old 07-14-2014, 11:40 AM   #1
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rpm names


Hi,

What does .el mean when its in the name of an rpm file?


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Certainly. You might also find these in RPM names:
  • x86, arm, x86_64 - architecture
  • ppc, ppc64 - architectures
  • el - enterprise linux
  • fedoraXX - for fedora version XX
  • mga - for mageia

The 'el' designation means the package will work on any EL compatible distro's such as Centos, Scientific Linux or RHEL.
 
  


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