[Techtalk] rpm question

Megan Golding mgolding at secureworks.net
Wed Oct 17 12:24:49 EST 2001

rpm -ql <packagename>
what you want?

-q = query
-l = list files in package
for <packagename>

The output is a list of file names (kind of like "ls" but not "ls -l").


On Wed, 2001-10-17 at 12:10, Rita Starceski wrote:
> Hi,
> I am an application developer working on a system that was built for us by
> consultants who are now gone.
> The Linux application is delivered in the form of an rpm.  I would like to
> be able to view
> the files that are in the rpm before I burn it onto a CD, so that I can
> verify the files are the correct ones.
> Any Ideas ?  I don't have a lot of experience with RPM.
> thanks a bunch for your help!
> Rita
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