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Re: Odd results comparing installed files with rpm package information



On Tuesday 29 Jun 2004 15:09, Scot L. Harris wrote:
> I would like to ask for some help understanding the information I am
> seeing on a FC2 system.
>
> If I do an ls of say /usr/bin/vim as follows:
>
> [root sys root]# ls -al /usr/bin/vim
> -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 2077400 Apr  7 06:30 /usr/bin/vim
>
> and then do a rpm -q --dump vim-enhanced as follows:
>
> [root ds2 root]# rpm -q --dump vim-enhanced
> /etc/profile.d/vim.csh 13 1081333835 1f26ff8ae76565efa8a8bada7f3a4b9e
> 0100755 root root 1 0 0 X
> /etc/profile.d/vim.sh 181 1081333835 fca2984c13cc21b51aefe32e8f07da9c
> 0100755 root root 1 0 0 X
> /usr/bin/ex 3 1081333834 00000000000000000000000000000000 0120777 root
> root 0 0 0 vim
> /usr/bin/rvim 3 1081333834 00000000000000000000000000000000 0120777 root
> root 0 0 0 vim
> /usr/bin/vim 2071700 1081333839 db9006780239b03107684022d7f6aaee 0100755
> root root 0 0 0 X
> /usr/bin/vimdiff 3 1081333834 00000000000000000000000000000000 0120777
> root root 0 0 0 vim
> /usr/bin/vimtutor 1600 1081333833 fe1b22a87b7cc6dd9d2d126d641da861
> 0100755 root root 0 0 0 X
> /usr/share/man/man1/rvim.1.gz 8 1081333835
> 00000000000000000000000000000000 0120777 root root 0 1 0 vim.1.gz
> /usr/share/man/man1/vimdiff.1.gz 688 1081333833
> f695833c2d4f22944f4dc17649fdb096 0100644 root root 0 1 0 X
> /usr/share/man/man1/vimtutor.1.gz 666 1081333834
> d77cc03c3633742da13f37579e86c919 0100644 root root 0 1 0 X
>
> I believe the second column contains the files size as recorded in the
> rpm database.  However in the above example the file size reported in
> the rpm database for /usr/bin/vim is 2071700.  The ls -l reports
> 2077400.
>
> Am I looking at this wrong?

Yep! This in actual fact is a recipe for rhubarb and custard which has been 
converted to binary code! :-)

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Regards

Peter Cannon

peter cannon-linux freeserve co uk

"There is every excuse for not knowing!"
"But there is no excuse for not asking!"



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