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From: Rod Pemberton <donthave AT noreply DOT bit>
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Subject: Re: rpmunpac w/LFN support for DJGPP and WATCOM
Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2005 22:15:25 +0000 (UTC)
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rpm  =   Redhat Package Manager
It is used by Redhat Linux instead of .tar.gz archives.
Basically, an RPM is a header and a .cpio.gz archive
Like rpm2cpio, except easy to compile for DOS
since it doesn't use zlib.

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Rod Pemberton

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