[Yum] RFE: for yum info

Brian Long brilong at cisco.com
Thu Nov 16 17:43:14 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-11-16 at 12:18 -0500, Jim Perrin wrote:
> 'yum provides foo.h' provides the package(s) which contain foo.h.
> Would it be feasible, or even a good idea to add a similar reverse
> functionality to the 'yum info' options for a package such that 'yum
> info files httpd' or 'yum fileinfo httpd' (or anything else that might
> make better sense) would provide a list of all files within the httpd
> rpm? Mostly, I'm thinking that adding rpm -ql  functionality to yum
> might be a beneficial thing.

Look at repoquery inside yum-utils.  It duplicates most of the RPM cli
against yum repos.


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