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    Default difference between *.noarch.rpm and *.src.rpm.?

    please tell me the difference between *.noarch.rpm and *.src.rpm.

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    Default Re: difference between *.noarch.rpm and *.src.rpm.?

    - noarch - programs that can run on any computer architecture (example: scripts written in bash, perl, python, etc)
    - src - source code of programs packaged in an rpm file. When installing, it will usually place the files in /usr/src/packages

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    Default Re: difference between *.noarch.rpm and *.src.rpm.?

    noarch also includes documentation and pure Java packages.

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    Default Re: difference between *.noarch.rpm and *.src.rpm.?

    freenemo2009 wrote:
    > please tell me the difference between *.noarch.rpm and *.src.rpm.


    google: rpm naming conventions

    first hit: RPM File Naming Convention
    http://www.rpm.org/max-rpm/ch-rpm-file-format.html

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