[TriLUG] Re: October 20th Raleigh Perl Mongers meeting 7:15pm at
bradoaks at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 19:54:07 EDT 2005
p.s. http://raleigh.pm.org/ is the URL for Raleigh Perl Mongers
On 10/13/05, Brad Oaks <bradoaks at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good evening Perl Mongers and TriLUGgers,
> A week from tonight we will be gathering to hear about RPM2 from James
> Oden. The meeting will take place at Tekelec (directions and map are
> available from the web page). Below is a description of the talk. If
> you know you'll be attending, you could rsvp to me
> (bradoaks at gmail.com) so that I can get a headcount and determine if
> we'll need to move up to a larger meeting room. Below is a
> description of the talk James will give.
> Hope to see you out,
> RPM provides mechanisms for building, deploying and auditing deployed
> software. While it does provide CLI's to handle most of these
> functions, these CLI's are under the hood using librpm. RPM2(3pm) is
> the perl bindings for librpm that allows you have direct access to
> package headers, and the rpmdb. This discussion will cover:
> * RPM Architecture from a very high level for the purpose of
> effective use of RPM2(3pm).
> * Querying the database with RPM2.
> * Querying sets of packages with RPM2.
> * Basic install and erase with RPM2.
> Also, I don't mind spending some time on discussing packaging cpan
> modules using cpanflute2, but pretty much that is a very easy process
> so it will probably be something like "hey this out there, here is
> where you get, and wow look how easy it is to build rpm's from cpan
> archives (-;".
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