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Old 09-29-2008, 08:49 AM   #1
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Question files / directories are created when we install a RPM

Hi all,

Is there a way to find out which files / directories are created (or modified) when we install a RPM.

Thanks in advance.

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The rpm query options allow you to run a query on an uninstalled rpm:
rpm -qlp <rpm file>
The 'q' signifies you want to query
The 'l' will list all files included in the rpm
the 'p' will let you query an uninstalled rpm file
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