On Thu, Dec 11, 1997 at 10:23:18AM -0500, Ryan wrote:
> One thing that seems to be missing is an RPM system in tarball format.
> This will be necessary as a bootstrap to get the other RPMS onto a system.
> Of course, I can just cross-compile the package from my Linux/intel box.
You could, but the native stuff is now running pretty good. The number
of packages that are somehow showing pathological sympthoms is rapidly
decreasing and I already have about 150mb of Redhat 5 compiled.
The solution for your problem is easy, just use rpm2cpio to convert the
archive to cpio format like this:
rpm2cpio <some-path>/rpm-<some-version>.mips.rpm> | cpio -i