tar for rpm?

Declan Moriarty declan.moriartyt at ntlworld.ie
Sun Feb 22 09:43:30 PST 2004


On Sun, Feb 22, 2004 at 12:31:38PM -0500, Markolbert at aol.com enlightened
us thusly
> I want to install logrotate on my LFS system, but I can only seem to
> find it in RPM format. I've used rpm before, no problem, but... I
> can't seem to find tar'd source code for rpm itself, all the sites
> I've checked have it as an rpm itself.
> 
> Needless to say, it's a little difficult to rpm an rpm when you don't
> >>have<< rpm already installed :)
> 
> Can someone direct me to a site where the rpm source code is available
> as a plain old tar/tar.gz file?? ThanX!


It's buried 15 subdirectories deep on redhat.com, I believe.

There also is rpm to targz converters.
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	With best Regards,


	Declan Moriarty.



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