On Sun, 26 Oct 2003, Bob Proulx wrote: > You mean like this? > > #!/bin/sh > trap 'rm -rf $TMPDIR' 0 > TMPDIR=$(mktemp -d -t rpm2tar.XXXXXXXXXX) || exit 1 > rpm2cpio "$1" | (cd $TMPDIR && cpio -idm) > (cd $TMPDIR && tar cf - .) > > I fail to see why this command would be very useful. One can work > with the cpio format as easily as one can work with the tar format. There is more to dpkg-deb then just outputing the data.tar.gz.