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Re: How can I find what changes have been made to rpm-supplied files?



On 26 Jun 2004 11:19:03 +0100, Colin Paul Adams wrote:

> Since installing httpd, I have edited a couple of files: rpm --verify
> tells me this, but it doesn't tell me what the changes are.
> 
> What is the easiest way to find out what the changes are? For
> preference, I'd like to rename the two files, and then extract the
> pristine versions from the rpm file. Can I do this short of
> unistalling and re-installing?

Use could use rpm2cpio to extract the httpd package into a temporary
directory and then run 'diff -u oldfile newfile' to examine your changes.



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