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Michael Schwendt fedora at wir-sind-cool.org
Fri Mar 4 20:48:25 UTC 2005

On Fri, 04 Mar 2005 15:25:39 -0500, Eric Warnke wrote:

> Frank Schmitt wrote:
> >I don't really understand the consequences: Does this mean, e.g. 
> >rpm -qi foo will not work anymore? BTW: There are quite many people out
> >there who don't like yum and up2date but use apt instead.
> >
> >  
> >
> That will still work fine if foo is installed.  All they are removng is
> the pre-built package database.
> For people that just have to have the oly functionality they can build
> the database with rpm -i --justdb --dbpath /path/to/db /path/to/all/RPMS/*

More options are needed, at least --noscripts --notriggers, and an
added rpm --initdb --dbpath ... first.

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