[ILUG] rpm to cpio (not on linux.)
paul at jakma.org
Wed Apr 4 04:23:33 IST 2001
On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, John P. Looney wrote:
> Paul Jakma was found comatose on his keyboard this afternoon, suffering
> from a suspected stack overflow. Apparently, a malicous hacker sent him a
> vicously recursive meme that overflowed his brain stack and overwrote some
> parts of the brain responsible for staying upright.
> A quick slap to the head, and a strong coffee sorted him out, however.
> It's suspected many others could also be vunerable to this recursive
> attack. ILUG members are advised to download a patch to their killfiles
> that upgrades them to "if 'From: .*lyda.*' && 'size > 100 bytes'", to
> prevent further occurences...
eventually, i went and downloaded and installed RPM (and packages it
depends on) from freeware.sgi.com. The moment came:
rpm -U ./foo-x.y-z.noarch.com
rpm: file is for a different architecture
Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie paul at jakma.org
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