package management

James Drabb JDrabb at
Tue Nov 5 16:13:21 PST 2002

On Tue, Nov 05, 2002 at 10:32:15PM -0300, luis jure wrote:
> i generally use rpm with checkinstall. there's a patch for it that i think
> is necessary to use it with rpm-4.1, since some things changed from 4.0.x.
> i applied it and checkinstall and rpm now work perfectly well together in
> my lfs system.
> i hope this was of some use.
> best,
> lj
> -- 

How do you get around the rpm database not having any of the base system
files in it?  I tried rpm on lfs once, however, I always got depency
problems for system packages and had to use --no-deps.

Jim Drabb
Those who would sacrifice freedom for security will get neither
James Drabb JR
Programmer Analyst
Davenport, FL
JDrabb at

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