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Re: Modifying RPM header information.



You can use http://rpmrebuild.sourceforge.net/
for rebuilding either from installed rpm or from rpm
file. Before rebuilding itself you can change in the
generated spec file release and/or what you want

Valery
--- Bart Whiteley <bwhiteley@novell.com> wrote:
> Is there an easy way to modify the header
> information
> of a binary RPM?  I have a set of RPMs that are
> delivered 
> from various teams.  I want to test how well the
> RPMs upgrade. 
> 
> I would like to be able to alter the release fields
> in 
> the RPMs so that they appear to be newer, and will
> then
> upgrade with 'rpm -F <rpm_files> ...".  
> 
> This way I could test proper use of %config and also
> the pre(un)/post(un) scripts to see if they upgrade
> well. 
> This would be considerably easier than asking each
> team
> to rebuild new packages just for this purpose. 
> 
> -- 
> Bart Whiteley <bwhiteley@novell.com>
> Novell, Inc.  The leading provider of information
> solutions. 
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> 
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