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Re: O/T: querying an installed RPM's spec file



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On Wed, 24 Sep 2003, Kevin Worthington wrote:

> Hello everyone, sorry for this O/T post, but I know there are many
> people on this list who may be able to help me. I'd like to know if
> there is a way to query an already installed rpm to view the spec file
> that was used to build it. (Sort of like the way you can view the
> changelog, uusing the --changelog switch) At the moment, I am thinking
> that this is not possible. Please confirm if this is the case, or how I
> could do it. Unfortunately the RPM in question is a bit older and I can
> not find a src.rpm on the net anywhere.

Im am not aware of such a possibility. It may be possible with the new
RPMv4, but it's unfortunately still very badly documented :(

I sincerely hope that www.rpm.org will receive some more momentum along
with this Fedora project, too.

Bye,
	LenZ
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 MySQL GmbH, http://www.mysql.de/
 Hamburg, Germany

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