[Yum] feature request
lfarkas at bnap.hu
Tue May 6 11:13:45 UTC 2003
thanks, it's a solution for the files, but not for the search in the
> I believe the functionality you are looking for is :
> yum provides foo
> It has been there for a while. It is not fool proof, as it relies on
> the rpm to have properly configured its provides tags (is this
> correct?), but it is very useful and very functional, IME.
> On Tue, 2003-05-06 at 04:01, Farkas Levente wrote:
>>I feature which I miss a long time from rpm would be useful and IMHO
>>easy to add to yum. eg when I looking for which package related to a
>>given "subject" ie. would like to search in the descriprion or in the
>>file list. to give a concrate example:
>>- when I see that some program require libxyz.so.4, then I use to do
>> in the rpm dir:
>> rpm -qpil *.rpm|less
>> then /libxyz.so.4 to find the file
>> then go up a bit to find which package contains that file.
>> since yum knows the filelist it would be very useful:
>> yum search libxyz.so.4
>> gives a package name
>>- when I looking for irda related packages I search in the description
>> rpm -qpi *.rpm|less
>> then /irda
>> yum search irda
>> would be very useful.
Levente "Si vis pacem para bellum!"
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