[hcflinux] Package building help needed

robert w hall bobh at n-cantrell.demon.co.uk
Tue May 16 21:42:38 EDT 2006

In message <20060516185456.255627B603 at ws5-10.us4.outblaze.com>, Richard
Harris <richardharris at operamail.com> writes
>Thanks for the help Robert and Jonathon.  I haven't had
>much luck in the past with rpm2tgz; I think it's out of
>sync with current rpm versions.

Well IIRC it's mainly a typical Pat V script file, with a separate small
binary called rpmoffset. I recollect it locates and unpacks the filelist
into a buffer, so that _might_ be too small for some applications. But
I've used it recently to convert the recent win4lin rpms to tgz and load



robert w hall

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