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Old 12-12-2006, 09:13 AM   #1
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What are rpm2cpio and rpmdb-redhat

What are "rpm2cpio" and "rpmdb-redhat". What can you do with these things? Details in the Inertnet doesn't Make much scence. I tried this "rpm2cpio somePackageName " command. Then it started displaying some funy characters each time when I type something only in that comsole. Why?
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Rep: Reputation: 45 - what rpm2cpio is - Converts RPM to CPIO Archive - what a CPIO archive is - rpmdb-redhat - A single package containing the entire RPM database (in your case, for RHEL 4)


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