rpm -Uhv --oldpackage loses configs

Tomasz Pala gotar at polanet.pl
Tue Jun 7 18:18:36 CEST 2016

On Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 10:48:51 -0400, Jeff Johnson wrote:

> Yes the metadata header contains those files.
> Are the files in the payload?
> 	rpm2cpio *.rpm | cpio -itv
> If the files  are not in the payload, then they will not be installed.

A propos - would it be possible for rpm to support "--verify --package"
exactly for this purpose, i.e. verifying metadata/manifest against cpio
archive contents (including file checksums) without installing package.rpm?

Tomasz Pala <gotar at pld-linux.org>

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