On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 10:10 PM, Jeff Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Oct 24, 2010, at 12:25 PM, Sriram Narayanan wrote:
>> This is a newbie question. I'm facing an error about rpmmtree while
>> trying to build rpm5, and I'll ask that question on the devel list.
>> But as a newbie, I wanted to know what rpmmtree is for. I'm unable to
>> find anything meaningful on the web.
> Look for mtree(8), which is what is used on *BSD (but not linux oddly)
> to verify file digests.
> You don't need rpmmtree to use RPM: its included with RPM because
> 1) its a useful utility that linux has chosen to ignore
> 2) mtree uses fts(3) (which is used several places in RPM code)
> and provides a simple standalone test framework.
> 73 de Jeff
>> -- Sriram
>> Belenix: www.belenix.org
>> RPM Package Manager http://rpm5.org
>> User Communication List email@example.com
> RPM Package Manager http://rpm5.org
> User Communication List firstname.lastname@example.org
Received on Sun Oct 24 20:32:45 2010