Is there a way to manually edit or add entries to the rpm database?

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Issue

We prepare a second partition with the new application image preinstalled. After adding this partition to the system we want to add the information on the installed application to the RPM database. Is there a method do edit rpm database. E.g. dump the whole rpm db into a txt file, do some modification and then upload it back?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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