This package contains the RPM C library and header files. These
development files will simplify the process of writing programs that
manipulate RPM packages and databases. These files are intended to
simplify the process of creating graphical package managers or any
other tools that need an intimate knowledge of RPM packages in order
This package should be installed if you want to develop programs that
will manipulate RPM packages and databases.
See also: rpm, rpm-build, rpm-ostree, rpm-plugin-systemd-inhibit, rpm-sign.