[Yum] bug: yum truncates output

Kir Kolyshkin kir at openvz.org
Wed May 9 06:31:44 UTC 2007

I thought that setting something like COLS=200 will help, but no, it 
does not :(

Ed Brown wrote:
> When yum lists available packages (and possibly in other operations), 
> it truncates the channel name, which in some cases makes it impossible 
> to distinguish the actual channel name.
> # yum list available |grep xen
> kernel-xen.i686        2.6.18-8.1.3.el5   rhel-i386-server
> kernel-xen-devel.i686  2.6.18-8.1.3.el5   rhel-i386-server
> kmod-ipw3945-xen.i686  1.0-4.7.el5        rhel-i386-server
> xen.i386               3.0.3-25.0.3.el5   rhel-i386-server
> xen-devel.i386         3.0.3-25.0.3.el5   rhel-i386-server
> xen-libs.i386          3.0.3-25.0.3.el5   rhel-i386-server
> While the kernels do come from the server channel(rhel-i386-server-5), 
> kmod comes from supplementary(rhel-i386-server-supplementary-5), and 
> the others from vt(rhel-i386-server-vt-5).  Wouldn't it be better to 
> let ouput wrap if necessary, than lose this information?
> thanks,
> Ed
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