rpm-misc(8) — Linux manual page

NAME | OPTIONS | Switching off features | Debugging | Obsolete Options | COLOPHON

RPM misc options(8)                                  RPM misc options(8)

NAME         top

       rpm - lesser need options for rpm(8)

OPTIONS         top

       --predefine='MACRO EXPR'
              Defines MACRO with value EXPR.  before loading macro

Switching off features         top

       --color [never|auto|always]
              Use terminal colors for highlighting error and debug
              message.  Default is turning colors on for ttys only

       --nocontexts Disable the SELinux plugin if available.  This stops
       the plugin from setting SELinux contexts for files and

              Do not glob arguments when installing package files.

              Don't verify capabilities of files.

       --excludeconfigs, --noconfigs
              Do not install configuration files.

              Don't verify database header(s) when retrieved.

Debugging         top

       -d, --debug
              Print debugging information.

              Print dependency loops as warning.

              Print debuging information of payload handling code.

              Print debug information about files packaged.

              Print debug information about file IO.

              Print runtime statistics of often used functions.

Obsolete Options         top

       -K, --checksig
              See and use rpmkeys(8).

              Do not install documentation.  Use --excludedocs instead.

              Enable obsolete epoch handling used in rpm 3.x time frame.

              OBSOLETE!  Used to print the packages containing and
              representing the pgp keys for debugging purposes.

COLOPHON         top

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