cpio-mt - Tape drive control utility

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename cpio-mt-2.12-6.5.x86_64.rpm
Package name cpio-mt
Package version 2.12
Package release 6.5
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Productivity/Archiving/Backup
Homepage https://www.gnu.org/software/cpio/cpio.html
License GPL-3.0-only
Maintainer -
Download size 45.74 KB
Installed size 85.43 KB
This package includes the 'mt', a local tape drive control program.


Package Version Architecture Repository
cpio-mt-2.12-6.5.i586.rpm 2.12 i586 openSUSE Oss
cpio-mt - - -


Name Value
cpio = 2.12
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.14)(64bit) -
update-alternatives -


Name Value
cpio-mt = 2.12-6.5
cpio-mt(x86-64) = 2.12-6.5
mt -


Type URL
Mirror widehat.opensuse.org
Binary Package cpio-mt-2.12-6.5.x86_64.rpm
Source Package cpio-2.12-6.5.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install cpio-mt rpm package:

# zypper install cpio-mt




2018-09-26 - Bernhard Wiedemann <bwiedemann@suse.com>
- Use gettextize --no-changelog to drop build date
to make package build reproducible (boo#1047218)
2018-09-14 - Martin Pluskal <mpluskal@suse.com>
- Use URL to fetch keyring
- Do not force building with PIE, it is default now anyways
- Use https for URLs
- Install license
2017-04-11 - kstreitova@suse.com
- modify cpio-2.12-out_of_bounds_write.patch to fix a regression
causing cpio to crash for tar and ustar archive types
2017-03-27 - mpluskal@suse.com
- Use macro for configure and make install
- Use update-alternatives according to current documentation
- Enable testsuite
2017-03-24 - svalx@svalx.net
- Enable mt building
- Separated cpio-mt subpackge
- Change recommend to own mt subpackge
- Remove cpio-mt.patch - those features available in original mt-st package
- Switch to use alternatives system for mt
- Disable rmt building: this binary fully identical to rmt from tar
- Change default rmt dir to /usr/bin
2017-03-23 - kstreitova@suse.com
- cleanup with spec-cleaner
2016-03-05 - mpluskal@suse.com
- Recommend mt_st as it is not hard dependency
2016-03-03 - kstreitova@suse.com
- fix typos in the description
- add 'Require: mt_st' in order not to surprise users by the missing
'mt' binary
2016-03-03 - svalx@svalx.net
- Disable mt building: this binary from mt_st package offers
advanced capabilities with the same functionality.
- Enable rmt building: 'dump' package no longer include it, besides
cpio code base for rmt is more fresh.
- Reflect those changes in the package description.
2016-02-19 - kstreitova@suse.com
- add cpio-2.12-out_of_bounds_write.patch to fix an out of bounds
write in a way cpio parses certain cpio files [bsc#963448],

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