[Yum] yum-tool

nathan r. hruby nathan at drama.uga.edu
Thu May 22 13:12:23 UTC 2003


On 22 May 2003, seth vidal wrote:

> so what things would make sense to go in a yum-tool?
> 
> I can think of these things:
> yum-tool depends  pkgname/file/something (to do what rgb suggested this
> morning)
> yum-tool provides (move the provides functionality over there)
> yum-tool search
> yum-tool importkey /path/to/gpgkey
> yum-tool checkheaders
> yum-tool checkrpmdb
> 
> anyway - you get the idea - another command, separate from yum that
> handles misc things that would just kludge up the main cli.
> 
> maybe a better name than yum-tool
> 
> or maybe a couple of command names, yum-find, yum-maint or something
> 

I think it's a great idea!  I'm also a fan of the yum-tool name (I'm 
boring too :) and the yum-tool $verb paradigm.

-n
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