how to 'rip apart' a rpm.

Mikkel mikkel at
Mon May 17 22:31:31 UTC 2010

On 05/17/2010 04:12 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Clarify here: I can do all that as the user.  What I can't do, until somebody 
> decides to fix mkinitrd, is to run it as the user.  That is my specific 
> bitch.  And I think its perfectly valid.  mkinitrd simply will not run for 
> anybody but root.
Considering that mkinitrd is part of the install procedure, and not
part of the build procedure, why is that a problem? The initrd is
system specific, so it does not really make sense to run it before
the install stage. And you need to be root to do the install anyway.


  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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