[Techtalk] rpm question
mgolding at secureworks.net
Wed Oct 17 12:48:30 EST 2001
rpm -qpl <packagename>
where the "p" means "query an (unistalled) package..."
On Wed, 2001-10-17 at 12:35, Rita Starceski wrote:
> I don't think so.. I need to be able to look at rpms that are not installed.
> when I do an
> rpm -ql redcreek_appplication-2.0.rpm
> I get an error message that the package is not installed.. also I need to
> check date and size of the files ? Is this possible to do in an rpm ? Am I
> doing something wrong in the above command ?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Megan Golding [mailto:mgolding at secureworks.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2001 12:25 PM
> To: Rita Starceski
> Cc: 'techtalk at linuxchix.org'
> Subject: Re: [Techtalk] rpm question
> 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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