On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 10:10 PM, Jeffrey Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Jan 21, 2014, at 2:21 AM, Rajul Bhavsar <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Does rpm5 provides selective installation of files that begins with a
> certain path?
> > e.g. I want to install files beginning with /usr/lib. I am not able to
> find option for this functionality.
> RPM doesn’t provide —include path because the goal is to manage
> packages, not files.
> >>> But, isn't --excludepath handles files? Also, after finding
> --excludepath only, I looked for --includepath.
> Easiest way to extract some files is likely to use cpio(1) options.
> rpm2cpio somepackage.rpm | cpio -dim
> will extract all files.
> >>> Is this extraction can be specified as part of rpm installation? If it
> is not then it will be of less use for current functionality we are looking
> for, as we want to query rpmdb for various information about installed
> 73 de Jeff
> > I am aware of --excludepath but the list can become huge in future.
> > Thanks,
> > Rajul
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Received on Wed Jan 22 03:42:06 2014