How to compress an RPM package into a CPIO archive using rpm2cpio

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In this example, the logrotate RPM package will be downloaded using the WGET command, and then the RPM package will be compressed into a CPIO archive.

Download the logrotate package using the WGET command.

[root@server1 ~]# wget ftp://195.220.108.108/linux/fedora-secondary/development/rawhide/source/SRPMS/l/logrotate-3.9.2-3.fc24.src.rpm

 

Compress the RPM package into a CPIO archive:

[root@server1 ~]# rpm2cpio logrotate-3.9.2-3.fc24.src.rpm > logrotate.cpio

 



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