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Re: [FLAME WARNING] Linux Standards Base and Debian

Maybe the format changed at some point. Anyway, I'm in complete agreement with your earlier statement --- its much nicer to have packages in an easily accessible format.


Ethan Benson wrote:

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 06:32:14PM -0400, Timothy H. Keitt wrote:

Its been a while, but if I remember correctly, RPMs are in cpio format.

no there not, they are in a goofed up customized cpio format that cpio
no longer recognizes.

Timothy H. Keitt
Department of Ecology and Evolution
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Phone: 631-632-1101, FAX: 631-632-7626

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