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Re: RPM's (was Re: unix 'at' command implementation)
On Sun, Jun 11, 2006 at 02:04:11PM -0400, Igor Peshansky wrote:
>Technically, nothing prevents you from shipping a Cygwin package (which is
>just a .tar.bz2) that contains only the Cygwin binary RPM and the
>postinstall script that invokes "rpm" to unpack that binary RPM (as long
>as that package also "requires:" the "rpm" package). You'll also need to
>build a manifest of all extracted files and have a preremove script that
>cleans those up. See the gcc-mingw-core package for an example of a
Nothing would stop anyone from using rpm to build a package and then using
"rpm2tar" to convert the rpm to a .tar.bz2 file either.
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