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> >Keeping copies in RPM as well as live on the CD could take up too much
> >space. One interesting possibility is to write an install that uses
> >the rpm library so that it can install the live data as an rpm. (I'm
> >assuming the rpm library will allow you to do that.)
> Does anyone know more about this?
I looked over the api for librpm. Unfortunately it's not as flexible
as I'd expected. It will allow you to construct an rpm into a file
descriptor or install/read from one. You could possibly setup a pipe
to construct the rpm into while simultaneously installing out from.
Otherwise you would have to hack the library.