How to extract contents of rpm package

How to extract contents of rpm package

Some times it is required to extract rpm package and access its contents. This is needed if we want to acccess indidual files of it orto  replace few files and repakage rpm.

 

Followig command lets you extract rpm package.

rpm2cpio pbs-mom-12.2.6.151771-0.x86_64.rpm | cpio -idmv

 

You can achiev the same on Solaris OS with the following command.

#pkgtrans pbs64.pkg a/

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