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RPM is the package management program used by Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and other distributions.
- See ["Tools/RPM/VersionComparison"] for a detailed explanation of the version comparison algorithm.
- See ["Tools/RPM/StateMachines"] for an explanation of the various RPM state machines
- See http://wraptastic.org/apidocs/html/index.html for Doxygen RPM API docs
Getting the Source
The primary methods of distributing the rpm source are source RPMs in the Fedora Core development tree and CVS. To access CVS, set your CVSROOT to
:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvs/devel and checkout the rpm module. The main branch of focus at the moment is rpm-4_4
If you are having difficulty installing, please file the problem report with your distribution vendor. Volunteer support can also be recieved on #rpm on freenode.