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Re: screwed up rpm - how do I recover



On Sun, Aug 22, 2004 at 01:59:32PM -0400, James Olin Oden wrote:
> there is a bash script in /usr/lib/rpm called rpm2cpio.sh
> that does not use librpm to implement rpm2cpio like functionality.

Indeed.  Thanks!  One should look at a local disk first. :-)

This one calculates a header size instead of blindly searching for a
signature; which is definitely more reliable.  OTOH it sends what it
extracts through gunzip always but this is easy to rectify.

   Michal



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