How to extract files from RPM & SRPM files

How to extract files from RPM & SRPM files

mkdir any_directory
cd any_directory
rpm2cpio /location/of/package.src.rpm | cpio -d -i

This will extract all files, I find it especially useful if you want to manually compile the kernel source from the srpm



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