rpmsoname man page

rpmsoname — list files that provide sonames in RPM package(s)


rpmsoname [-h] [options] [FILE...] [DIR...]


rpmsoname produces two-column output (typically one line per each soname). Column one contains file path; column two contains corresponding soname. When processing a directory, an additional column is prepended to the output, which is typically RPM file basename.

Note that the name rpmsoname is probably a misnomer: the script does not deal with ELF "DT_SONAME" entries. What it does is try to map soname-like entries from RPM "PROVIDES" list to regular files within the very same RPM package (using "BASENAMES", "FILENAMES", and "FILELINKTOS" lists from RPM header).


Options and arguments manage a set of RPM packages to be processed; they are those of rpmargs(1).


Written by Alexey Tourbin <at@altlinux.org>.


Copyright (c) 2006 Alexey Tourbin, ALT Linux Team.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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