On Friday 08 May 2009 14:25:07 Lars Hecking wrote:
> > # rpm -ql VMware-Player
> > /var/cache/vmware/VMware-Player-2.5.2-156735.x86_64.bundle
>> This file is a shell script. It runs, installs the software, and then
> removes itself. Not very nice.
>> > # ls -l /var/cache/vmware/
> > total 0
> > # ls -l /usr/bin/vmplayer
> > ls: /usr/bin/vmplayer: No such file or directory
>> This is really the part that bugs me: installation fails for an unknown
> reason, and rpm doesn't help me figure it out. Have to take it up with
> vmware, I guess.
You can use rpm2cpio to dig into the contents of the rpm -- rpm2cpio blah |
cpio -i -- iirc -- or install with one of the fancy skip-this-or-that rpm
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