Red Hat Linux RPM Guide

Red Hat Linux RPM Guide

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RPM is the Linux industry standard for making application installation easy and its use is gaining mindshare amongst users and administrators of other Unix platforms Offers insight and examples to creating applications that rely upon or enhance RPM, enabling users to package and deploy software in RPM format Discusses the use of RPM to manage software and examines the tools provided for user control Book will be technically reviewed by the key RPM programmer at Red Hat RED HAT PRESS Linux Solutions from the Experts at Red Hat Red Hat-the world's leading Linux company-presents a series of unrivalled guides that are reviewed and approved by the experts at Red Hat. Each book is packed with invaluable tips and techniques that are ideal for everyone from beginning to advanced network and systems professionals, as well as home and small more

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  • Paperback | 550 pages
  • 187.5 x 233.2 x 29.7mm | 798.34g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764549650
  • 9780764549656

Table of contents

Acknowledgments; Foreword; Preface; Part I: RPM Basics; Chapter 1: Introducing Package Management; Chapter 2: Introduction to RPM; Chapter 3: RPM Overview; Chapter 4: Using RPM; Chapter 5: Using the RPM Database; Chapter 6: Package Dependencies; Chapter 7: Transactions; Chapter 8: RPM Management Software; Part II: Creating RPMs; Chapter 9: Creating RPMs: An Overview; Chapter 10: Working with Spec Files; Chapter 11: Advanced RPM Packaging; Chapter 12: Controlling the Build with rpmbuild; Chapter 13: Supplemental Packaging Software; Chapter 14: Packaging Guidelines; Part III: Programming RPM; Chapter 15: Automating RPM with Scripts; Chapter 16: Programming RPM with C; Chapter 17: Programming RPM with Python; Chapter 18: Programming RPM with Perl; Part IV: Extending RPM; Chapter 19: Using RPM on Non-Red Hat Linuxes; Chapter 20: RPM on Other Operating Systems; Chapter 21: Customizing RPM Behavior; Part V: Appendixes; Appendix A: RPM Command Reference; Appendix B: Spec File Syntax; Appendix C: RPM Feature Evolution; Appendix D: RPM Package File Structure; Appendix E: RPM Resources; Appendix F: Linux Text Editors and Development Tools; Appendix G: Licensing RPM; Indexshow more

About C Foster-Johnson

Eric Foster-Johnson is a veteran software developer who works daily with Linux, Unix, Windows, and various other systems. A seasoned writer, he is also the author of Graphical Applications with Tcl and Tk, Perl Modules, and coauthor of Teach Yourself more

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