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Re: Obtaining Source Code for the Latest Versions of RPM



On Tue, 2005-10-11 at 09:53 -0700, Christopher Crammond wrote:
> Hello All:
> 
> I was wondering if there were any known repositories of the latest RPM
> source code?  I understand that I can get the latest copy of RPM from
> the CVS instructions found at http://www.rpm.org/cvs_help/; however, I
> the official ftp site seems to be out-of-date. 
> 
> For instance, there is no source code past 4.1.  There are RPMs for 4.2,
> but no tar.gz's.  And then, the 4.3.x and 4.4.x branches aren't
> available.  Am I correct in assuming that everyone else just grabs stuff
> from CVS nowadays?
> 
ftp://ftp.rpm.org/pub/rpm/dist/rpm-4.2.x/rpm-4.2-1.src.rpm <-- grab that
and pull the tarball out of the rpm.



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