CygWin - RPMS --- problems

Aaron J. Grier aaron at
Wed May 31 19:33:35 UTC 2000

On Fri, May 26, 2000 at 06:08:56AM +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:

> > bash-2.03$ rpm -i i386-rtems-binutils-2_9_5_0_24-1_i386.rpm
> > failed to stat /dev/st0: No such file or directory
> No idea what this is - /dev/st0 normally is a SCSI tape device - and
> why it should be accessed by rpm.

my guess is that this is the RPM packagers being lazy and using
wildcards in the spec file instead of explicitly naming files...

  Aaron J. Grier   |   Frye Electronics, Tigard, OR   |   aaron at
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   life separate from its creator or maintainer is the product of one
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