From: John P. Looney (john at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Tue 09 Apr 2002 - 15:06:18 IST
On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 02:15:57PM +0100, Dave Airlie mentioned:
> > I've wondered how to do that myself. Is it actually possible to derive the
> > name of an RPM from its filename? Or is it necessary to use rpm itself to
> > find out? Or parse the header yourself...
> RPM names are not standardised with respect to the number of - in them and
> where they are.. so parsing the header using rpm is the best bet usually..
If you have an RPM file on disk, can you get header info out of it,
without installing it ?
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